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Lock on the canal: PD.17-1968

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Lock on the canal


Painter: De Karlowska, Stanislawa



Legal notes

From Mrs. E.H. Baty and R.A.P. Bevan, C.B.E., the artist's children

Measurements and weight

Height: 56.2 cm
Width: 45.7 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1968) by Baty, E. H.


Production date: AD 1913 : date from the catalogue of the 'London Group, retrospective exhibition, 1914-1928', with the title The canal at Camden Town

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: S. de Karlowska
  • Location: Lower left
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Retrospective London Group with Hampstead address, and title as: The Canal at Camden Town, c. 1913?
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.17-1968
Primary reference Number: 3522
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 19 November 2021 Last processed: Friday 19 November 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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