Siegfried Charoux Youth exhibited 1948

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Artwork details

Artist
Title
Youth
Date Exhibited 1948
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Object: 1801 x 720 x 600 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1948
Reference
N05863
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N05863 YOUTH c. 1948
 
Inscr. ‘Charoux’ on base.
Terracotta, 84×43 1/2×30 (213·5×110·5×76), including base.
Chantrey Purchase from the artist 1948.
Exh: R.A., 1948 (1382).

The sculptor told the compiler (16 December 1959) that this work was carried out in a technique once used by the Etruscans, that of building up a hollow shell in terracotta without the reinforcement of an armature.

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

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