Frank Auerbach [title not known] 1959

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Artwork details

Artist
Date 1959
Medium Graphite on paper
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1961
Reference
A01036
Not on display

Catalogue entry

A01036 [from] FOUR STUDIES FOR ‘OXFORD STREET BUILDING SITE 1’ 1959 [A01034-A01037; complete]
 
(i) [A01034] Inscr. ‘white’ b.c. and ‘... d’ b.l., partly obliterated by a spot of brown oil paint.
 Pencil on paper, 8 11/18×6 11/18 (22×17).
 Brown stain b.r.
 
(ii) [A01035] Not inscribed.
Pencil on paper, 6 11/18×8 1/2 (17×22).

(iii) [A01036] Not inscribed.
Pencil on paper, 6 11/18×7 3/4 (17×19·5).
 
(iv) [A01037] Not inscribed.
Pencil on paper, 6 3/4×8 1/2 (17×22).
Four drawings, presented by the artist 1961.
Exh: Beaux Arts Gallery, April–May 1961 (not in catalogue).

Studies made on the spot for T00418. They were all drawn on the pages of a ring-bound sketch-book. Other drawings of building sites were included in the Arts Council exhibition Drawing Towards Painting 1961–2.

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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