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Composition with lines and circles: PD.87-1992

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Object information

Titles

Composition with lines and circles

Maker(s)

Scott, William (Draughtsman)

Notes

History note: Hannover Gallery

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Warren Pollock, 1986, received 1992

Measurements and weight

Height: 490 mm
Width: 610 mm

Relative size of this object

61 m49 m What does this represent?

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1992) by Pollock, Warren

Dating

Production date: AD 1961

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Gouache

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Drawing (image-making) : Gouache on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: W. Scott
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.87-1992
Primary reference Number: 13541
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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