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Ben Nevis on Blue

© the artist. Photo credit: Government Art Collection

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During a residency at Cambridge University, Claude Heath worked with astronomy and aerial photography staff to produce images derived from stereoscopic photographs of Ben Nevis, Britain's highest mountain. This work is based on photographs he sketched while continuously looking through a stereoscope. Some individual marks that represented natural features in the original drawings, were replaced with an abstract system of dots and dashes.

Government Art Collection

London


Date

2004

Medium

acrylic on polyester

Measurements

H 180 x W 186 cm

Accession number

17891

Acquisition method

purchased from the artist, 2004

Work type

Painting


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