Skip to main content

Still-life of fish: 1754

An image of Painting

Terms of use

These images are provided for non-commercial use under a Creative Commons License (BY-NC-ND). To license a high resolution version, please contact our image library who will discuss fees, terms and waivers.

Download this image

Creative commons explained - what it means, how you can use our's and other people's content.

Alternative views

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Still-life of fish


Painter: Fry, Roger Eliot




History note: With the London Artists' Association (date unknown)

Legal notes

Given in accordance with the artist's wishes

Measurements and weight

Height: 46.7 cm
Width: 55.3 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1935) by Fry, Sarah Margery


Production date: AD 1928

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Roger Fry
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 28
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Date
  • Text: 146
  • Location: Front of frame
  • Method of creation: Printed gilt
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: with an oval rubber stamp of the Association with a 14in the centre

  • Text: London Artists' Association, 92 New Bond St., W.1, giving name of artist, title of picture & price £31.10.0
  • Location: Back of frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: circular label

  • Text: H/156/(F)
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: 1754
Primary reference Number: 3221
Stable URI

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

Citation for print

This record can be cited in the Harvard Bibliographic style using the text below:

The Fitzwilliam Museum (2024) "Still-life of fish" Web page available at: Accessed: 2024-06-20 17:21:39

Citation for Wikipedia

To cite this record on Wikipedia you can use this code snippet:

{{cite web|url= |title=Still-life of fish |author=The Fitzwilliam Museum|accessdate=2024-06-20 17:21:39|publisher=The University of Cambridge}}

API call for this record

To call these data via our API (remember this needs to be authenticated) you can use this code snippet:

Bootstrap HTML code for reuse

To use this as a simple code embed, copy this string:

<div class="text-center">
    <figure class="figure">
        <img src=""
        alt="Still-life of fish"
        class="img-fluid" />
        <figcaption class="figure-caption text-info">Still-life of fish</figcaption>

Sign up for updates

Updates about future exhibitions and displays, family activities, virtual events & news. You'll be the first to know...