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Night: PD.8-2001

Object information

Current Location: In storage




Painter: Collins, Cecil



Legal notes

Through the National Art Collections Fund.

Measurements and weight

Height: 76.2 cm
Width: 51.0 cm

Relative size of this object

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Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (2001) by Collins, Elizabeth


Production date: AD 1932

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People, subjects and objects depicted

Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Cecil Collins
  • Location: Verso
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: 1932
  • Location: Verso, following the above
  • Type: Date
  • Text: Night
  • Location: Verso, below the above

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.8-2001
Primary reference Number: 28245
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Monday 3 August 2020 Last processed: Wednesday 31 March 2021

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Paintings, Drawings and Prints

Citation for print

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The Fitzwilliam Museum (2023) "Night" Web page available at: Accessed: 2023-03-29 02:26:57

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