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Boy and Snail: P.69-1985

Object information

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Boy and Snail


Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick



Legal notes

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

Acquisition and important dates

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


Production date: AD 1932


Only state

School or Style


People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Sheet Height 110 mm Width 166 mm
Plate Height 52 mm Width 114 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden 1932
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: To Geoffrey
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Dedication
  • Text: G.L.K. I. VI. 1932
  • Location: Lower right corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Keyne's stamp

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

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.69-1985
Primary reference Number: 2303
Dodgson (Gooden): 13
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Tuesday 13 June 2023

Associated departments & institutions

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

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