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Cornics

  • Object:

    Drawing

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1968 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Squires, Eddie, born 1940 - died 1995 (maker)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil and bodycolour

  • Museum number:

    E.577-1988

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level D, case LD, shelf 10

Physical description

General Description: Cornics. Design for a screen-printed cotton for Warner & Sons, showing a pattern in red, yellow and blue based on geometric egg box shapes. Signed and dated in pencil EDDIE SQUIRES 1968. Inscribed in pencil EGG BOX DESIGN. Signed on the back [twice], inscribed Egg Box Design and with notes and measurements. Inscribed in ink on backboard CONICS. Screen print. Design EDDIE SQUIRES. 20 MARCH 1968. Repeat 15 3/4" Cotton 177

Design for a screen-printed cotton for Warner & Sons, showing a pattern in red, yellow and blue based on geometric egg box shapes. Signed and dated in pencil EDDIE SQUIRES 1968. Inscribed in pencil EGG BOX DESIGN. Signed on the back [twice], inscribed Egg Box Design and with notes and measurements. Inscribed in ink on backboard CONICS. Screen print. Design EDDIE SQUIRES. 20 MARCH 1968. Repeat 15 3/4" Cotton 177.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1968 (made)

Artist/maker

Squires, Eddie, born 1940 - died 1995 (maker)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil and bodycolour

Dimensions

Height: 57.5 cm, Width: 76 cm

Object history note

Notes: This work, like many designs by the artist, is based on modern 'high tech' forms. The starting point was a photograph of a geometric egg box which was redrawn and adapted.

Descriptive line

Two designs for printed cottons

Categories

Designs

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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