Cecil CollinsLandscape of the Threshold 1962

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Artist
Cecil Collins (1908‑1989)
Title
Landscape of the Threshold
Date 1962
MediumOil paint on board
Dimensionssupport: 1070 x 1230 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Bequeathed by Elisabeth Collins, the artist's widow, through the Art Fund 2001
Reference
T07736
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T07736

Oil on board, 1071 x 1222 mm (42 3/16 x 48 1/8 in)
Inscribed by the artist in brown oil paint ‘Cecil Collins 1962’ bottom right
Inscribed across back in black oil paint ‘“LANDSCAPE OF THE THRESHOLD” (1962) | By | CECil COLLiNS | August 21st 1962 | 35 SElWyN GARDENS | CAMBRIDGE | ENGLAND | Size 4FT x 3FT, 6ins’; in blue ink ‘L (58)’ top left; in black chalk ‘C5073’ top centre; and in red-orange paint, ‘Cecil Collins | 47 PAULTONS SQUARE | Chelsea | LONDON SW3’ bottom left
Inscribed by the artist in ink on seven labels: ‘<...> | PLEASE DELIVER | TO | PLEASE HANDLE | WITH GREAT CARE | FRAGILE SURFACE’, ‘47 PAULTONS SQUARE | CHELSEA | LONDON SW3’, ‘PRIVATE | COLLECTION’, ‘To Cecil Collins | RetRospective Exhibition | 1936-1968 | Hamet gallery | 8 Cork St, LONDON W.1. | October 31st-November 25th | 1972’, ‘“LANDSCAPE OF the ThReshoLD” | (1962) | By | CECiL CoLLiNS | size: (H 42 ins x 48 ins W)’, ‘PRIVATE | COLLECTION’, ‘Cecil CoLLiNS | 47 Paulton’s Square | Chelsea | London S.W… (read more)

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