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Title:

White Relief, 1936, second version, 1957

Maker:

Nicholson, Ben; painter; British artist, 1894-1982

Category:

painting

Name:

painting

Date:

1957
Nicholson's series of white reliefs were begun in 1934. A similar version of 1935 is in the Tate Gallery (T. 49)

School/Style:

British

Technique:

painting (image-making)

Material(s):

oil paint; medium
boards (flat objects); support; carved, circle and square

Technique
Description:

oil on carved board

Dimension(s):

height, 64.4, cm
width, 87.6, cm

Acquisition:

given; 1977; Nicholson, Ben

Inscription(s):

; verso; MS; "TOP" (with an 'up arrow' beneath it) / Ben Nicholson (his version 2) / 1936 (executed 1957)
; verso, right; red; to go to the Fitzwilliam Museum
; verso, left; red; PL. St. Ives / 711; sloping, and in a circle
; verso, on the upper batten; (forward arrow) NOT FOR SALE relief to hung (sic) in a strong side light / BN
; verso, lower left; to.....; erased
; verso, upper right; 63 x 56 cm

Exhibition(s):

Recent Acquisitions (1978). 1978
Organiser: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.), UK
Venue: The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (Cambs.)

(Galerie Charles Lienhard, 1959). 1959-02-10
Venue: Zurich, Galerie Charles Lienhard
Catalogue number: 7

(Kestner-Gesellschaft, 1953). 1953
Venue: Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover
Catalogue number: 18

Exhibition of British Painting (1920-1960). 1960
Organiser: British Council
Venue: U.S.S.R.
Catalogue number: 109

(Stadlische Kunsthalle, 1959). 1959-04-18 - 1959-05-18
Venue: Mannheim, Stadlische
Catalogue number: 18

Documenta III.
Venue: Kassel
Catalogue number: 125

Accession:

Object Number: PD.28-1977
(Paintings, Drawings and Prints)
(record id: 3724; input: 2000-04-06; modified: 2007-10-05)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/3724