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Sic transit gloria mundi

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1930,0111.73

  • Title (object)

    • Sic transit gloria mundi
  • Description

    Two peafowl; a peahen in the foreground, pecking at the grass, the peacock in the background, at the centre facing forwards, tail fully displayed. c.1924
    Colour woodcut with added hand-colouring

  • Producer name

  • School/style

  • Date

    • 1900-1939
  • Materials

  • Technique

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 331 millimetres
    • Width: 443 millimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Content

        Lettered within image with artist's monogram, and inscribed below image in graphite with artist's signature and: "No 13/100"
  • Curator's comments

    Society of Graver - Printers in Colour 1925 no47 - edition of 100 sold at 5 guineas each
    Salaman p.6 pl.8 1922
    Information from Martin Hopkinson 2010

  • Location

    Not on display (British XIXc Mounted Imp)

  • Subjects

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1930

  • Acquisition notes

    Acquired by the CAS from the artist on 11 July 1924 for £3 3s.

  • Department

    Prints & Drawings

  • Registration number

    1930,0111.73

Two peafowl; a peahen in the foreground, pecking at the grass, the peacock in the background, at the centre facing forwards, tail fully displayed.  c.1924  Colour woodcut with added hand-colouring

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Two peafowl; a peahen in the foreground, pecking at the grass, the peacock in the background, at the centre facing forwards, tail fully displayed. c.1924 Colour woodcut with added hand-colouring

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