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Grey-Black Composition: P.12-1969

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Grey-Black Composition


Printmaker: Vasarely, Victor de




History note: The London Arts Group

Legal notes

Bought from the University Purchase Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1969-05)


Production date: AD 1959

School or Style


Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of wove paper
Image Height 320 mm Width 255 mm
Sheet Height 382 mm Width 280 mm

Materials used in production

Grey ink
White ink

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Vasarely
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 11/50
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12-1969
Primary reference Number: 110216
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 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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