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Title:

Orange and Yellow Verticals, 1959

Maker:

Frost, Terry; painter; British artist, 1915-2003

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1956

School/Style:

British

Production
Note:

This is an important example of post-war English abstraction from a period in which the St. Ives' group (Frost, Heron and others) shared the honours with their American contemporaries (Motherwell, Frankenthaler, Louis) for the development of 'colour-field' painting.

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
canvas; support

Technique
Description:

oil on canvas

Dimension(s):

height, 270.7, cm
width, 102.3, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1979; Croft, Lord

Exhibition(s):

Contemporary British Painting. 1959
Organiser: British Council
Venue: Cyprus

Accession:

Object Number: PD.23-1979
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3217; input: 2000-03-23; modified: 2011-03-10)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3217