Frank Dobson Female Nude c.1927–8

Artwork details

Artist
Frank Dobson 1888–1963
Title
Female Nude
Date c.1927–8
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Object: 400 x 120 x 76 mm, 4.1 kg
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the Trustees of the Chantrey Bequest 1964
Reference
T00663
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Frank Dobson 1888–1963

T00663 Female Nude c. 1927–28

Inscr. ‘Dobson’ on base b.r.
Bronze, 14 (35.5) high on bronze base, 1¾ x 4 x 3 (4.5 x 10 x 8).
Chantrey Purchase from the artist’s widow 1964.
Exh: R.A., 1964 (1204) as ‘Statuette’.

The artist’s widow told the compiler (31 August 1964) that this is an early work, and she thought that it should be dated c. 1927–28.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1964–1965, London 1966.

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