Elisabeth CollinsThe Prophecy c.1940

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Artist
Elisabeth Collins (1904‑2000)
Title
The Prophecy
Date c.1940
MediumInk on paper
Dimensionsimage: 508 x 381 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1996
Reference
T07195
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Catalogue entry

Elisabeth Collins1904-2000

The Prophecyc.1940

T07195

Pencil and ink on paper 508 x 381 (20 x 15)

Inscribed on back in pencil ‘1’ t.l., ‘49’ t.r.

Purchased from the artist, 1996

Provenance:
The artist, purchased through England & Co., London, 1996

Exhibited:
Elisabeth Collins, England & Co., London, Sept.-Oct. 1996 (54, as ‘The Prophecy’)

The Prophecy was made in essentially the same way and at about the same time as Another World (Tate Gallery T07194), while Collins was living at Dartington Hall in Devon. The same paper was used for both drawings, as well as for The Fool, c.1940 (private collection),[1]and the artist has recalled that a supply was available in the Dartington art classes led by Hein Heckroth and Cecil Collins after 1939… (read more)

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