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Woodcut - The Sprinters

The Sprinters

  • Object:

    Woodcut

  • Place of origin:

    Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1920-1960 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    John J.A. Murphy, born 1888 - died 1967 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Woodcut

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Mrs. Cecil J. Murphy, widow of the Artist

  • Museum number:

    E.777-1968

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 87

Physical description

Woodcut signed in pencil 'John J A Murphy'. Inscribed in pencil on the back in another hand with the title, 'The Sprinters'.

Place of Origin

Britain (made)

Date

1920-1960 (made)

Artist/maker

John J.A. Murphy, born 1888 - died 1967 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Woodcut

Marks and inscriptions

'John J A Murphy'
Signed in pencil

Inscribed in pencil on the back in another hand with title.

Dimensions

Height: 28.3 cm, Width: 33.2 cm

Descriptive line

'The Sprinters'. Woodcut by John J.A. Murphy (1888-1967). 20th century.

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

Victoria & Albert Museum Department of Prints and Drawings and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1968 London: HMSO, 1969.

Materials

Printing ink

Techniques

Wood-cutting

Subjects depicted

Sports; Running

Categories

Prints; Woodcuts

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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