Frank Dobson Kneeling Figure 1935

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Artwork details

Artist
Frank Dobson 1888–1963
Title
Kneeling Figure
Date 1935
Medium Terracotta
Dimensions Object: 210 x 130 x 143 mm, 1.3 kg
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Transferred from the Victoria & Albert Museum 1983
Reference
T03720
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03720 Kneeling Figure 1935

Terracotta 8 1/4 × 5 1/4 × 5 3/4 (210 × 130 × 150)
Inscribed ‘Dobson’ on base
Transferred from the Victoria and Albert Museum 1983
Prov: Purchased from the artist by the Department of Circulation, Victoria and Albert Museum, 1938
Exh: Frank Dobson, Leicester Galleries, April–May 1935 (5); Frank Dobson, Memorial Exhibition, Arts Council Gallery, June–July 1966 (49); travelling exhibitions of the Department of Circulation, Victoria and Albert Museum

This terracotta is dated by the catalogue of Dobson's memorial exhibition in 1966, and was presumably made for his Leicester Galleries exhibition of 1935. It was purchased by the Victoria and Albert Museum together with a number of printed fabrics designed by Dobson.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986

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