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Shy Deep: PD.27-1984

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Shy Deep


Painter: Lanyon, Peter




History note: With Gimpel Fils Ltd, London, from whom acquired in 1960 by Alastair Hunter

Legal notes

Bequeathed 1983.

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1984) by Hunter, Alastair


Production date: AD 1959

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support composed of canvas
Frame Depth 3.5 cm Height 154 cm Width 154.2 cm
Canvas Height 152.9 cm Width 152.8 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Lanyon
  • Location: Below, right of centre
  • Type: Signature
  • Text: Shy Deep Lanyon 1959
  • Location: Verso

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Identification numbers

Accession number: PD.27-1984
Primary reference Number: 3545
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 25 May 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 26 May 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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