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Study of a red and white carnation (Dianthus Caryophyllus)
Watercolour and bodycolour, on vellum
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Height: 307 millimetres
Width: 205 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- See P Hulton 'A Gift of Drawings by G.D. Ehret', British Museum Yearbook II, 1977, pp.238ff. Published in 'Hortus..." by Christoph Jacob Trew, Nuremberg, 1768 (note on mount). Backed onto a sheet with the same ornamental blue border as 1974-6-15-23, which is also numbered in blue ink.
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- Acquisition notes
- This item has an uncertain or incomplete provenance for the years 1933-45. The British Museum welcomes information and assistance in the investigation and clarification of the provenance of all works during that era.
According to correspondence received by the BM from Joan Evans dated 6.v.1974, the drawings by Georg Dionysius Ehret came to her through a family connection.
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