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Wood block - The Face of the Waters

The Face of the Waters

  • Object:

    Wood block

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1924 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Carved wood block

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Margaret Nash, widow of the Artist

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room 514a, case V, shelf 141

Physical description

Wood block with a design carved into it.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1924 (made)


Paul Nash, born 1889 - died 1946 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Carved wood block


Height: 11.43 cm, Width: 8.89 cm

Descriptive line

'The Face of the Waters', cancelled wood block by Paul Nash for plate 2 of Genesis, published by the Nonesuch Press, London, 1924.

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

Victoria and Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings Accessions 1960 and 1961 London: HMSO, 1964






Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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