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The edge of the plain: PD.36-1991

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The edge of the plain


Painter: Nash, John Northcote




History note: With the Goupil Gallery, London; Desmond Coke; Major E. Howell, his sale, Sotheby's, 30 November 1932 (42), bt. Henry Scipio Reitlinger

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1991) by Reitlinger, Henry Scipio


Production date: AD 1926


Appears to be the Malvern Hills from Herefordshire

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Canvas Height 50.8 cm Width 61 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: John Nash
  • Location: Lower right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Goupil Gallery
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: on plate

  • Text: title: 'The edge of the plain' and 'John Nash '26'
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Title

References and bibliographic entries

Related exhibitions

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.36-1991
Primary reference Number: 3695
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 25 March 2022 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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