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Study for Title page of a book 'The Seven Champians of Christendom': PD.41-1976

Object information

Awaiting location update

Titles

Study for Title page of a book 'The Seven Champians of Christendom'

Maker(s)

Draughtsman: Ault, Norman

Entities

Categories

Notes

History note: Miss Oona Ault, the artist's daughter

Measurements and weight

Height: 297 mm
Width: 195 mm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1976) by Ault, O.

School or Style

British

Materials used in production

Watercolour
Indian ink

Components of the work

Support composed of illustration board
Board Size Height 530 mm Width 373 mm

Techniques used in production

Watercolour : Pen, Indian ink and watercolour on board (Smith's specially prepared Boards covered with Paper)

Inscription or legends present

Inscription present: in a monogram

  • Text: N.T.A.
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: The seven Champions / of / Christendom / edited : by : FJ / Harvey : Darton / illustrated : by / Norman : Ault / London / Wells Gardner Darton & Co. Ltd. / 3 & 4 Paternoster Buildings E.C.

Inscription present: writing running vertically from bottom towards the top of the sheet, crossed out in graphite

  • Text: rules & lettering by black printing
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: 4337
  • Location: Lower left
  • Method of creation: Red ink
  • Text: 3 1/2 (crossed out) / 2 1/2
  • Location: Lower centre
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: Return to / Norman Ault / Norgil / Nightingale Rd / Bushey / Herts
  • Location: Verso, lower right
  • Method of creation: Blue ink
  • Text: Please keep drawing clean
  • Location: The board had a paper cover, centre right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Text: TITLE PAGE / for / 'The Seven Champions of Christendom'
  • Location: The board had a paper cover, lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite

Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.41-1976
Primary reference Number: 8600
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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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