César (César Baldaccini) Drawing c.1960

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Artist
Title
Drawing
Date c.1960
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 727 x 568 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1961
Reference
T00409
Not on display

Catalogue entry

César born 1921

T00409 Drawing c.1960

Inscribed 'Cesar' b.r.
Pen and ink on paper, dimensions of the drawing slightly irregular, approximately 25 7/8 x 21 1/4 (66 x 54) on sheet 28 5/8 x 22 3/8 (72.5 x 57)
Presented by the artist 1961

César said on 31 May 1973 that he began to make pen and ink drawings like this in 1958. He thinks that this one, given to the Tate early in January 1961, should be dated c.1960.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.100, reproduced p.100


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