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Gasometers

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Cyril Power was one of the central figures of the Grosvenor School circle of printmakers. Originally active as an architect and architectural historian, he often trained his eye on architectural structures when making his prints. One of his most sought-after linocuts, for instance, is "The Tube...

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Inscription

Lower left in graphite pencil: Gasometers Signed lower right in graphite pencil: Cyril E. Power pinx et imp

Provenance

Sold, London, Christie's, 3 July 1992, part of lot 518; to Tom Rassieur (born 1957, St. Louis); his gift to the MFA, March 26, 2008.

Credit Line

Gift of Tom Rassieur in honor of Johanna and Leslie Garfield

Copyright

Courtesy EB Power & Osborne Samuel Ltd, London

about 1930

Dimensions

Platemark: 25 x 30.2 cm (9 13/16 x 11 7/8 in.) Sheet: 30.2 x 37.1 cm (11 7/8 x 14 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2008.104

Medium or Technique

Color monotype

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