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Ben Nicholson 3

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    England (made)

  • Date:

    20th century (made)
    1971 (published)
    1967 (dated)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Nicholson, Ben, born 1894 - died 1982 (artist)
    Ganymed Original Editions (publisher)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    printer's ink, paper, etching

  • Credit Line:

    Acquired from Ganymed Original Editions Ltd., London in 1971.

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP 202

Physical description

etching print on paper

Place of Origin

England (made)


20th century (made)
1971 (published)
1967 (dated)


Nicholson, Ben, born 1894 - died 1982 (artist)
Ganymed Original Editions (publisher)

Materials and Techniques

printer's ink, paper, etching


: 38.1 cm, : 52.4 cm

Object history note

Suite originally housed in a cream cloth and grey card slip-cover tied with grey ribbon with green felt-lined inside flaps. Inside a brown leather-bound portfolio box with grey paper lining. On box ‘BEN NICHOLSON’ in orange on spine and front and on the front an abstract image printed in black line against a white background. ‘3’ in orange in lower right corner. Inside box 11 grey card and paper folders; 10 are numbered 1-10 in black in lower right corner and 1 is unnumbered.
Box is unnumbered and stored elsewhere, currently (2011) at the back of '1st Mezz in the National Art Library.
Dims. of box: 63.5 x 67 x 7.5cm. Condition of box: Felt discoloured and warped, scuffs and stains, tear in upper flap, discoloured ribbon.

Descriptive line

By Ben Nicholson: Turkish Sundial between two Turkish Forms, etching from the suite Ben Nicholson 3, published 1971

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)

Taken from Departmental Circulation Register 1971


Paper; Printer's ink






Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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