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Design for Pythian Odes of Pindar - Title-page: PD.226-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Design for Pythian Odes of Pindar - Title-page

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Gooden, Stephen Frederick

Entities

Categories

Legal notes

Allocated by H.M. Treasury through the Minister of the Arts, accepted in lieu of capital taxes

Measurements and weight

Height: 324 mm
Width: 225 mm

Relative size of this object

22.5 m32.4 m What does this represent?

Relative size of this object is displayed using code inspired by Good Form and Spectacle's work on the British Museum's Waddeson Bequest website and their dimension drawer. They chose a tennis ball to represent a universally sized object, from which you could envisage the size of an object.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1985-04) by Keynes, Sir Geoffrey

Dating

Production date: circa AD 1927

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production

Pen and ink : Pen and ink, brown ink, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Reduce to 3"
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Pen and brown ink

Inscription present: Keynes' stamp

  • Text: CAVE CANES
  • Location: Verso lower left
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Type: Stamp
  • Text: for G.K.
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Dedication

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.226-1985
Primary reference Number: 2249
Stable URI

Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 21 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2022) "Design for Pythian Odes of Pindar - Title-page" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2249 Accessed: 2022-10-07 17:29:29

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{{cite web|url=https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2249 |title=Design for Pythian Odes of Pindar - Title-page |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2022-10-07 17:29:29|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

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