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Design for a screen - Design for a screen
  • Design for a screen
    Lewis, Wyndham, born 1882 - died 1957
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Design for a screen

  • Object:

    Design for a screen

  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (made)

  • Date:

    1912-1913 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Lewis, Wyndham, born 1882 - died 1957 (maker)
    Omega Workshops (designed for)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, watercolour and body colour

  • Credit Line:

    Given by Miss Margery Fry JP

  • Museum number:

    E.735-1955

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, room WS, case R, shelf 64, box L

The screen that these designs were made for was first shown at the opening of the Omega Workshops in July 1913.

Physical description

Design for panels of a four fold screen showing circus performers by Percy Wyndham Lewis (1884-1957); pencil, water and body colour

Place of Origin

Great Britain (made)

Date

1912-1913 (made)

Artist/maker

Lewis, Wyndham, born 1882 - died 1957 (maker)
Omega Workshops (designed for)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, watercolour and body colour

Dimensions

Height: 490 mm mount window, Width: 370 mm mount window

Object history note

The screen was originally shown at the opening of the Omega Workshops in July 1913. It was shown again in the exhibition 'Wyndham Lewis and Vorticism' held at the Tate Gallery, 6 July to 19 August 1956.

Descriptive line

Wyndham Lewis. Design for panels of a four fold screen. Pencil, water and body colour; Britain; 1912-1913.

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

Edwards, Paul (ed.), Wyndham Lewis, 1882-1957 . Fundación Juan March, Madrid, 2010
75
Gerstein, Alexandra (ed.), Beyond Bloomsbury: Designs of the Omega Workshops 1913-19 London : The Courtauld Gallery, 2009

Techniques

Watercolour drawing

Subjects depicted

Figure; Acrobats

Categories

Furniture; Designs; Drawings

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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