Or are you looking for Search the Archives?

Please complete the form to email this item.

Ode to the Tomato by Pablo Neruda

  • Object:

    Poster

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (designed)

  • Date:

    1976 (designed)
    1976 (issued)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Piech, Paul Peter, born 1920 - died 1996 (artist)
    Neruda, Pablo, born 1904 - died 1973 (poet)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour line-block print

  • Museum number:

    E.767-1986

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case Y, shelf 72, box 38

Physical description

Colour lino-cut poster poem, 'Ode to the Tomato' by Pablo Neruda. In the upper-half of the sheet there are colour depictions of tomotoes, with three columns of text below. All against a white ground.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (designed)

Date

1976 (designed)
1976 (issued)

Artist/maker

Piech, Paul Peter, born 1920 - died 1996 (artist)
Neruda, Pablo, born 1904 - died 1973 (poet)

Materials and Techniques

Colour line-block print

Dimensions

Height: 91.4 cm, Width: 58.6 cm

Descriptive line

'Ode to the Tomato' Colour lino-cut poster of the poem by Pablo Neruda. Designed by Paul Peter Piech, Great Britain, 1976.

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

Summary Catalogue of British Posters to 1988 in the Victoria & Albert Museum in the Department of Design, Prints & Drawing. Emmett Publishing, 1990. 129 p. ISBN: 1 869934 12 1

Techniques

Line-block

Subjects depicted

Tomatoes; Poetry; Text

Categories

Prints; Posters

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

Large image request

Please confirm you are using these images within the following terms and conditions, by acknowledging each of the following key points:

Please let us know how you intend to use the images you will be downloading.

We need your help

Hello. We are working to improve our collections online and would like to understand better how our visitors use our site. Please could you spare two minutes to answer some questions?
Take the survey
No thanks. Continue to the V&A website