Graham Sutherland OM

Sketchbook 20

[c.1950–3]

Sketch of the chin, neck and shoulders of a man in a rigidly frontal hieratic pose

This sketch may have been drawn from Sutherland reflected in a mirror and made as an early study for the figure of Christ in the Coventry tapestry.

Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Date
[c.1950–3]
Medium
Conté crayon on paper
Dimensions
280 x 203 mm
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Graham Sutherland OM, ‘Sketch of the chin, neck and shoulders of a man in a rigidly frontal hieratic pose’ [c.1950–3]

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Created by
Graham Sutherland OM 1903–1980
Title
Sketchbook 20
Date
[c.1950–3]
Description
Chalk, conté crayon, charcoal and gouache on paper, 4 pages, 10 pages and covers are missing, 280 x 203 mm

A small section of a sketchbook. The drawings include several studies for 'The Origins of the Land' and a sketch of a man's neck and shoulders probably made as an early study for the Coventry Tapestry.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Kathleen Sutherland, the artist's widow, in 1981.
Reference
TGA 812/20

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