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Nude on a bed: PD.3-1967

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Nude on a bed


Gilman, Harold (Painter)


History note: Edward Le Bas, C.B.E., R.A. (1904-1966) by 1939; bequeathed to B. Fairfax Hall, 1966

Legal notes

In memory of Edward Le Bas.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1967) by Fairfax Hall, Benjamin


Production date: circa AD/CE 1911-12

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Canvas: Height 61.4 cm Width 46.7 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: 511PR
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Stencil
  • Text: (Paris, canvas merchant) 61 x 46
  • Location: Verso, stretcher
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: James Bourlet
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: 23B5
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS
  • Label
  • Text: R.A. exhibition of the Le Bas collection
  • Location: Verso, frame
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Label
  • Text: (Scottish N.G.of Modern Art, with name and address of Le Bas written in)
  • Location: Verso
  • Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.3-1967
Primary reference Number: 3283
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 7 August 2020 Last processed: Sunday 28 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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