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The pigeon house: PD.7-1968

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Current Location: In storage


The pigeon house


Painter: Gertler, Mark



Legal notes

Bequeathed by Thomas Balston through the National Art-Collections Fund, 1968

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1968) by Balston, Thomas


Production date: AD 1920-09

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 9.5 cm Height 78.5 cm Width 63 cm
Canvas Height 60.9 cm Width 45.4 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Mark Gertler
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Sep 1920
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Mark Gertler/ The Pigeon House 1920 / No 5 (graphite) / T. Balston 3 Whitehall Court
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: MS, ink and graphite
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.7-1968
Primary reference Number: 3278
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 8 February 2024 Last processed: Thursday 8 February 2024

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

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