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Memory Mirror: PD.56-2001

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Current Location: In storage


Memory Mirror


Draughtsman: Hoyland, John




History note: The artist; with the Waddington Gallery from whom bought by the donor, 1982

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (2001) by Zeitlyn, Alice


Production date: AD 1981

School or Style


Materials used in production

Acrylic paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 4 cm Height 95.6 cm Width 75.2 cm
Canvas Height 91.4 cm Width 74.1 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Acrylic on canvas

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: within a circle

  • Text: John Hoyland
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink?
  • Type: Signature

Inscription present: within the same circle

  • Text: 1981
  • Location: Verso, following the above
  • Method of creation: Ink?
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Memory Mirror
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Ink?

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.56-2001
Primary reference Number: 40243
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Friday 2 June 2023 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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