Reg Butler

Study for Woman Resting

1950

Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
Object: 127 x 349 x 127 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1959
Reference
T00263

Catalogue entry

T00263 STUDY FOR WOMAN RESTING 1950
 
Not inscribed.
Bronze wire, 5×13 3/4×5 (13×35×13).
Purchased from the Executors of E. C. Gregory (Grant-in-Aid) 1959.
Coll: Purchased by E. C. Gregory at the I.C.A., probably at the Picture Fair 1950.

One of the studies for ‘Woman Resting’, 1951 (opus 54), in the Aberdeen Art Gallery (forged and welded iron, 67 in. long), which was commissioned for the Festival of Britain and exhibited in the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, 1951. Other studies are opus 40 and opus 42.

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

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