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Blue and Gold (1918): 2485

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Object information

Current Location: In storage


Blue and Gold (1918)


Painter: Board, Ernest



Measurements and weight

Height: 25.9 cm
Width: 35.5 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1942) by Rotch, Claude Dickason


Production date: AD 1918

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas board

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas board

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: BOARD
  • Location: Top right
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: subject Blue & Gold, a two-hour evening sketch Ernest Board Bristol Savages, 27 March 1918
  • Location: Verso, on canvas board
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Liut E.D. Rotch ASC Avonmouth
  • Location: Verso, on canvas board
  • Method of creation: Graphite

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2485
Primary reference Number: 777
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 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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