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Prelude No. 2: PD.23-1970

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Prelude No. 2


Draughtsman: Hepworth, Barbara



Legal notes

From the Biffen Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 391 mm
Width: 497 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1970) by Peterhouse

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of panel (wood)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, oil and wash on gesso on panel

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Barbara Hepworth
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Barbara Hepworth / "Prelude (No.2) / (oil & pencil on plaster) / 1948
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: X6451 / £75
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Small label

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.23-1970
Primary reference Number: 10844
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

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