André BicâtShadows 1965

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Artist
André Bicât (1909‑1996)
Title
Shadows
From Rhythms
Date 1965
MediumEtching on paper
Dimensionsunconfirmed: 775 x 580 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Tina, Tony and Nick Bicât, the artist's children 2001
Reference
P11757
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Summary

Shadows is part of a portfolio of prints titled Rhythms. This text discusses the group of works (P11757-P11763) as a whole.

Rhythms is a portfolio of seven etchings made in 1965 and printed on off-white wove paper. Each print was made in the artist's London studio in an edition of twenty-five. Bicât retained only two complete suites containing the first and second imprints, and this portfolio contains the first set of imprints. His decision to create the two portfolios at great expense at a time when money was short is evidence of their importance to him. The artist felt that although the prints could be sold separately they had been created as a suite and they should be viewed as such. Throughout his life Bicât remained pleased with the two portfolios… (read more)

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