Let us Prey

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Acquired in 1937 (the spelunker thinks)

artist
Voysey, Charles Francis Annesley
attributions_note
bibliography
John Murdoch and Susan Lambert, Summary Catalogue of Textile Designs 1840-1985 in the V. & A. Museum and colour microfiche, Surrey: Emmett Microform, 1986 The full text of the record is as follows: 'VOYSEY, Charles Frederick[sic] Annersley (1857-1941) Textile, printed. British "Let us Prey" S. I. 71 x 45.7 cm E 638-1937 Fiche 16/F6' Victoria and Albert Museum, Department of Engraving, Illustration and Design and Department of Paintings, Accessions 1937, London: Board of Education, 1938. The full text of the record is as follows: 'VOYSEY, Charles Francis Annesley, F.R.I.B.A. "Let us prey." Design for a printed textile, based on the repeating motif of a cat watching a canary, the canary a worm, etc. Signed at back C. F. A. Voysey and inscribed with title. Water-colour. E.638-1937 Given by the Artist.'
collection_code
PDP
credit
Given by the artist
date_end
1909-12-31
date_start
1909-01-01
date_text
1909 (painted)
descriptive_line
C.F.A. Voysey. "Let Us Prey". Textile design with a cat, canary, worm and apple.
dimensions
Height: 74 cm, Width: 52 cm
edition_number
event_text
exhibition_history
gallery
historical_context_note
historical_significance
history_note
id
18680
label
last_checked
2014-08-29T20:34:18.000Z
last_processed
2014-08-29T20:34:18.000Z
latitude
52.883289
location
In Storage
longitude
-1.97685
marks
Titled 'Let Us Prey' and signed in pen and ink 'CFA Voysey / architect / 73 St James's St / April 1909'.
materials
watercolour
materials_techniques
watercolour
museum_number
E.638-1937
museum_number_token
e6381937
object_number
O15894
object_type
Textile design
on_display
original_currency
original_price
physical_description
Design for a printed textile, based on the repeating motif of a cat watching a canary, the canary watching a worm, etc. The grim humour of the title is clear in the design which depicts the endless cycle of predation.
place
England
primary_image_id
production_note
production_type
public_access_description
related_museum_numbers
rights
2
shape
site_code
slug
let-us-prey-textile-design-voysey-charles-francis
sys_updated
2013-08-25T00:00:00.000Z
techniques
watercolour drawing
title
Let us Prey
updated
vanda_exhibition_history
year_end
1909
year_start
1909