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The Apse, Léon Cathedral: P.12-1936

Object information

Current Location: In storage


The Apse, Léon Cathedral


Printmaker: Bone, David Muirhead



Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1937-01) by Cohen, Philip A.


Production date: AD 1936


Two of four specially executed plates by Muirhead Bone. The drypoints were divided into two sets of two and one set was given to each subscriber to Old Spain - A book of reproductions of drawings by Muirhead Bone with descriptions by Gertrude Bone published in 1936

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Materials used in production

Black carbon ink

Components of the work

Support composed of paper
Plate Height 355 mm Width 247 mm
Sheet Height 450 mm Width 518 mm

Techniques used in production


Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Muirhead Bone
  • Location: Image lower right
  • Method of creation: Printed
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Muirhead Bone
  • Location: Lower right
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 14 - last own Proof
  • Location: Lower left corner
  • Method of creation: Graphite
  • Type: Edition

Identification numbers

Accession number: P.12-1936
Primary reference Number: 962
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 2 March 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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