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Beeton, Alan (Painter)


This and 2339 are from a series of three paintings of lay-figures, the third of which is entitled Composing.


History note: Anon. sale (=Fairhaven), Christie's, 1 May 1936 (153)

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Given (1938) by Fairhaven, Huttleston 1st Lord


Production date: circa AD/CE 1929

School or Style


Materials used in production

Oil paint

Components of the work

Support: composed of canvas Frame: Depth 7.5 cm Height 44.7 cm Width 46.6 cm
Painted Surface: Height 28.8 cm Width 31 m
Canvas: Height 31.2 cm Width 33 cm

Techniques used in production

Painting (image-making) : Oil on canvas

Inscription or legends present

  • Text: Posing / Alan Beeton / 60A Eton Avenue / London N.W.3
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: MS label
  • Label
  • Text: 2 1 GG
  • Location: Verso
  • Stencil
  • Text: Christie's, 1 May 1936, lot 153, Anon., (annotated) Exhibited at Oldham, 1930
  • Location: Verso
  • Method of creation: Printed label
  • Label

Inscription present: from the exhibition catalogue of the French Gallery, 1931

  • Text: 3. Posing
  • Location: Verso, removed and placed in artist's file
  • Supporting information

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Identification numbers

Accession number: 2338
Primary reference Number: 767
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Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Tuesday 22 June 2021 Last processed: Wednesday 23 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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