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Creator:
John Tunnard, 1900–1971, British
Title:

Aqueous Equinox

Former Title(s):

Abstract composition - landscape with surreal forms

Date:
1944
Medium:
Watercolor, black chalk, gouache, pen and black ink, and scratching out on moderately thick, moderately textured, cream, wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 15 1/4 × 22 1/8 inches (38.7 × 56.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Inscribed in pen, with black ink, lower right: "D124";inscribed in pen, with brown ink, verso, upper center: "Aqueous Equinox." | John Tunnard. | 1944."; inscribed in pen, with brown ink, verso, upper right: "D. 124."Inscribed in graphite, verso, center left: "Order 5129- | Please fit into our | fram 5159 | and put 1/4 light grey mat as fille[r?] inside our grey Blue linen mat | cut off outside of | mat to fit into | frame."

Signed and dated in pen, with black ink, lower right: "Tunnard 44'"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of George E. Dix, Yale BA 1934, MA 1942
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1990.28.3
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abstract art | black | blue | geometric figures | white
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:3099
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