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Design for Samuel to Psalms - Tailpiece: PD.224-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Design for Samuel to Psalms - Tailpiece
The Nonesuch Press Bible
Sketch

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: 174 mm
Width: 155 mm

Relative size of this object

15.5 m17.4 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

1925 - 1926

Note

Design for the tailpiece (P.105-1985) to Samuel to Psalms, The Holy Bible, London, The Nonesuch Press, 1925.

School or Style

British

People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Brown ink
Graphite
Wash

Components of the work

Support composed of paper ( laid down)

Techniques used in production

Drawing : Graphite, pen and brown ink, wash, on paper

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden 26
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: G.L.K. 10. I. 27
  • Location: Verso lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Keynes' stamp

  • Text: CAVE CANES
  • Location: Verso lower left
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Type: Stamp

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.224-1985
Primary reference Number: 2291
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

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Design for Samuel to Psalms - Tailpiece" Web page available at: https://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/2291 Accessed: 2023-02-01 07:15:59

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