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Reposing: 2339

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Current Location: Gallery 1




Painter: Beeton, Alan




History note: Anon. sale (=Fairhaven), Christie's, 1 May 1936, (154), bt. in

Legal notes

Given by Huttleston Rogers Broughton, 1st Lord Fairhaven, 1938

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938) by Fairhaven, Huttleston 1st Lord


Production date: circa AD 1929

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Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 7.5 cm Height 44.7 cm Width 46.5 cm
Painted Surface Height 28.9 cm Width 30.8 cm
Canvas Height 31 cm Width 33 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Reposing / Alan Beeton / 60A Eton Avenue / London N.W.3
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Type: Label
  • Text: 2 1 GG
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Stencil
  • Text: May 1 36
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: White chalk
  • Type: Date

Inscription present: from the exhibition cata. of the French Gallery, 1931

  • Text: 4. Reposing
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Supporting information
  • Text: Christie's, 1 May 1936, lot 154, Anon., (annotated) Exhibited at Oldham, 1930
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label, annotated
  • Type: Label

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2339
Primary reference Number: 766
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 30 January 2024 Last processed: Thursday 1 February 2024

Associated departments & institutions

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

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