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Lino cut - Dead crow
  • Dead crow
    Holmes, Ronald Frederick, born 1924 - died 1977
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Dead crow

  • Object:

    Lino cut

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1952 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Holmes, Ronald Frederick, born 1924 - died 1977 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lino-cut

  • Credit Line:

    Purchased under the terms of the A. M. Shrimpton and William Giles Bequest

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 156

Physical description

Colour print.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)


1952 (made)


Holmes, Ronald Frederick, born 1924 - died 1977 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lino-cut

Marks and inscriptions

'R. F. Holmes'
Signed in pencil

Inscribed with title and numbered


Height: 33 cm, Width: 40.6 cm

Object history note

This print was one of two jointly awarded the 2nd Price (Section B, lino-cuts) in the Giles Bequest Competition, 1952, for colour prints from wood and lino.

Descriptive line

'Dead crow'. Ronald Frederick Holmes, 1952.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1952. London: HMSO, 1963.


Printing ink


Linoleum-block printing

Subjects depicted





Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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