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Death and the Woodman: P.65-1985

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Death and the Woodman

Maker(s)

Printmaker: Gooden, Stephen Frederick

Entities

Categories

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

Dating

Production date: AD 1929

Note

First state

Rejected version of the first plate for The Fables of Jean de La Fontaine, Translated by Sir Edward Marsh, London, Heinemann, 1931

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 179 mm Width 129 mm
Sheet Height 220 mm Width 151 mm

Techniques used in production

Engraving

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Stephen Gooden 1929
  • Location: Plate lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1st. State
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition
  • Text: G.L.K. July 1929
  • Location: Verso lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Inscription present: Keynes' 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.65-1985
Primary reference Number: 2306
Dodgson (Gooden): 10 I/III
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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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