Peter De Francia Disparates (A Little Night Music) 1969

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Peter De Francia 1921–2012
Disparates (A Little Night Music)
Date 1969
Medium Graphite and ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 775 x 571 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1986
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Peter de Francia born 1921

T04141 Disparates (A Little Night Music) 1969

Charcoal on paper 775 x 571 (30 1/2 x 22 1/2)
Inscribed ‘de Francia 67' b.l.
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1986
Exh: Peter de Francia, New Art Centre, Summer 1978 (no cat.)

See entry on T04140, which is a painting taken from another of the same series of ‘Disparates' drawings. In several of Goya's ‘Disparates' prints there is a background of spectators. The artist commented on this drawing: ‘terrible things happen and no one takes any notice.'

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1984-86: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions Including Supplement to Catalogue of Acquisitions 1982-84, Tate Gallery, London 1988, p.136

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