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Creation of the firmament: P.62-1970

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Creation of the firmament


Printmaker: Nash, Paul



Legal notes

Bought from the Paul Nash Trust with the University Purchase Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1970)


20th Century
Circa 1923 - 1924


Proof impression, signed and with the monogram.

School or Style


Components of the work

Support composed of Japanese paper ( handmade paper)

Techniques used in production

Wood engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Paul Nash
  • Location: Sheet lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: the artist's handwriting

  • Text: Creation of the Firmament
  • Location: Lower centre of paper mount
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: PN
  • Location: Inside folded paper mount, right side, upper right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Monogram
  • Text: (4) / 3
  • Location: Inside folded paper mount, right side, upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.62-1970
Primary reference Number: 184399
Greenwood: 46
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Thursday 3 August 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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