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Posing: 2338

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Current Location: Gallery 1




Painter: Beeton, Alan




This and 2339 are from a series of three paintings of lay-figures, the third of which is entitled Composing.


History note: Anon. sale (=Fairhaven), Christie's, 1 May 1936 (153)

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 46.6 cm
Painted Surface Height 28.8 cm Width 31 m
Canvas Height 31.2 cm Width 33 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Posing / 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: Christie's, 1 May 1936, lot 153, Anon., (annotated) Exhibited at Oldham, 1930
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Type: Label

Inscription present: from the exhibition catalogue of the French Gallery, 1931

  • Text: 3. Posing
  • Location: Verso, removed and placed in artist's file
  • Type: Supporting information

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2338
Primary reference Number: 767
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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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