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Title

The nest of wild stones

circa 1936, printed later

Artists

Paul Nash

England

11 May 1889 - 11 Jul 1946

John Piper

England

13 Dec 1903 - 28 Jun 1992

  • Details

    Other Title
    Still life flints
    Date
    circa 1936, printed later
    Media category
    Photograph
    Materials used
    gelatin silver photograph
    Dimensions
    21.3 x 30.0 cm image; 24.6 x 33.6 cm sheet
    Signature & date

    Not signed. Not dated.

    Credit
    Purchased 1981
    Location
    Not on display
    Accession number
    195.1981
    Copyright

    Reproduction requests

    Artist information
    Paul Nash

    Works in the collection

    8

    Artist information
    John Piper

    Works in the collection

    7

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  • About

    These stones were found and arranged by Paul Nash. The photograph was taken by John Piper and was used to illustrate an article by Nash "The nest of wild stones" published in Myfanwy Evans' book "The Painter's Object" 1937.

  • Exhibition history

    Shown in 3 exhibitions

  • Bibliography

    Referenced in 2 publications

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