How It Is

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This painting was included in the artist’s solo show at the Serpentine Gallery in London in 1971. The exhibition featured a number of large white

National Galleries of Scotland: Modern


How It Is




PVA, oil, pastel & black chalk on canvas


H 152 x W 152 cm

Accession number

GMA 3010

Acquisition method

purchased, 1987

Work type


Inscription description

Signed and dated bottom right: Knox / 68 Inscribed on turnover: HISTORY LESSON John Knox; on verso: ITALY Cavallino DURHAM UNIV (scored out); on frame bottom centre: HOW IT IS (in letraset)


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