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Come and teach us your ways of Wisdom: CAL 43-2007

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Current Location: In storage


Come and teach us your ways of Wisdom


Calligrapher: Quincey, Alan



Artist's statement: Part of the work seeks an experience of the abstract qualities of letter arrangement, a flirtation with the name 'Adonai' (Lord) and the ineffable Tetragrammaton (YHWH, JHVH). Old postage stamps refer to the 'kings' in the text.

Legal notes

Given by Alan Quincey

Measurements and weight

Height: 215 mm
Width: 520 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given by Quincey, Alan


Production date: AD 2004

Materials used in production

Gold leaf
Postage stamps
Water size

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( cut out)

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: CAL 43-2007
Primary reference Number: 167375
Old object number: Calligraphy/Quincey/1
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 16 September 2022 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Manuscripts and Printed Books

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