Pericle Fazzini Seated Woman 1959

Artwork details

Artist
Pericle Fazzini 1913–1987
Title
Seated Woman
Date 1959
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 689 x 476 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1960
Reference
T00373
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Pericle Fazzini born 1913 [- 1987]

T00373 Seated Woman 1959

Inscribed 'pericle fazzini | Roma 1959' t.r.
Brush drawing in ink on paper, 27 1/8 x 18 3/4 (69 x 48)
Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1960

This drawing, executed from a model, was not made for any particular sculpture. It is from a series of drawings and studies which the artist said he was in the habit of making as a form of plastic and constructive research. (Letter from the artist, 19 May 1961).

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, pp.218-19, reproduced p.218

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