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The Sun and Moon: P.65-1970

Object information

Current Location: In storage

Titles

The Sun and Moon
Genesis

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Nash, Paul

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Bought from the Paul Nash Trust with the University Purchase Fund

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bought (1970)

Dating

20th Century
Circa 1923 - 1924

Note

Proof impression, before Nash engraved additional highlights on and around the sun, and above the moon.

School or Style

British

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: Sun ,& Moon [& stars (this scribbled out)]
  • 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: (7) / 6
  • Location: Inside folded paper mount, right side, upper centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Number

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.65-1970
Primary reference Number: 184402
Greenwood: 49 undescribed state
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 2023 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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