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Creator:
Robert Scanlon, born 1908
Commissioned by London Transport, 1937–2004, British
Printed by The Baynard Press, British
Title:

When Did You Last See Your Picassos?

Date:
1960
Medium:
Lithograph
Dimensions:
Sheet: 39 15/16 x 24 7/8 inches (101.4 x 63.2 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

In artist's hand, in black, lower left of image: "Scanlan". In large olive green type, beneath image: "When did you last see your"; continues in black "Picassos?". In black type, beneath: "You are the owner of millions of pounds' worth of paintings | by the great masters, old and new, displayed for your | enjoyment in London's art galleries and museums. | Some of your pictures this year are enriching the | international Picasso exhibition at the Tate Gallery | from 6 July to 18 September." In black type, beneath: "Underground to Westminster then bus 77 B [superscript] (Sundays), 88."; continues in green: "Admission to the Picasso exhibition 3/6". In tiny black type, along bottom edge of image, left: "739 M/3.60/2500"; right: "THE BAYNARD PRESS".

Lettered, lower center: "When did you last see your Picassos? | Your are the owner of millions of pounds' worth of paintings by the great masters, old and new, displayed for your enjoyment in London's art galleries and museums. Some of your pictures this year are enriching the international Picasso exhibition at the Tate Gallery from 6 July to 18 September | Underground to Westminster then bus 77B (Sundays), 88. Admission to the Picasso exhibition 3/6"

In black, lower left of image: "Scanlan"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Henry S. Hacker, Yale BA 1965
Copyright Status:
© TfL
Accession Number:
B1993.3.12
Classification:
Posters
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:4044
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