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Five clowns: P.227-1990

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Five clowns


Printmaker: Knight, Laura



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1990) by Grimshaw, Margaret Eleanor


20th Century
Production date: AD 1925

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Laura Knight
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: five clowns
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Title
  • Text: aquatint
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription
  • Text: 20 proofs
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Inscription

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.227-1990
Primary reference Number: 226238
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Audit data

Created: Friday 11 January 2019 Updated: Wednesday 31 March 2021 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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