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Orange and Yellow Verticals, 1959: PD.23-1979

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Orange and Yellow Verticals, 1959


Painter: Frost, Terry



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1979) by Croft, Lord


Production date: AD 1956


This is an important example of post-war English abstraction from a period in which the St. Ives' group (Frost, Heron and others) shared the honours with their American contemporaries (Motherwell, Frankenthaler, Louis) for the development of 'colour-field' painting.

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 4 cm Height 130 cm Width 104 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.23-1979
Primary reference Number: 3217
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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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