P07586 THE LEGEND OF THE THIRD 1976
Inscribed ‘Jože Ciuha 76’ bottom right and ‘Legende...’ and ‘122/130’
Screenprint with collage, printed and published by the artist, 22×17 1/2 (55.8× 44.6)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1980
Ciuha's work contains reference to folk art and decoration, and echoes of Buddhist art and Byzantine mosaics. He spent some years studying Buddhist culture in Burma. The use of lettering and applied gold leaf are characteristic of his work.
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984