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Print - Ice Hockey

Ice Hockey

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1933 (printed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Tshudi, Lill, born 1911 - died 2001 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Colour lino-cut on paper

  • Museum number:

    CIRC.163-1933

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level C, case EW, shelf 153, box C

Lill Tschudi was born in Switzerland but studied for a short period in London under Claude Flight, an enthusiastic promoter of linocut printing. Tschudi was one of his best pupils. Her work was better appreciated in Britain than in Switzerland and was included in several exhibitions. In 1933 Ice Hockey was singled out for praise by The Times newspaper art critic and others when shown at the Ward Gallery in London. Impressions were purchased by the V&A and the British Museum within a few weeks of the show, and when the exhibition travelled through the UK and Canada (1933-1936), requests were received for more impressions.

Physical description

Lino cut printed in green grey and black on white ground of ice hockey players circling round the chuck. semi-abstract image in Vorticist style

Date

1933 (printed)

Artist/maker

Tshudi, Lill, born 1911 - died 2001 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Colour lino-cut on paper

Marks and inscriptions

Lill Tschudi Ice Hockey
Signature and title; pencil

9/50
Maker's identification; pencil

Dimensions

Height: 28.5 cm printed surface, Width: 30.4 cm printed surface, Height: 28.5 cm sheet, Width: 32.3 cm sheet

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

Timmers, Margaret (ed), Impressions of the Twentieth Century: Fine Art Prints from the V&A's Collection, London, V&A Publications, 2001

Materials

Printing ink; Paper

Techniques

Colour lino-cut

Subjects depicted

Sportsmen; Ice hockey

Categories

Sport; Prints

Production Type

Limited edition

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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