Anthony Fry

Nude X

1980–81

Medium
Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions
Support: 1016 x 1372 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented anonymously through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1981
Reference
T03282

Catalogue entry

T03282 NUDE X 1979–81

Not inscribed
Oil on canvas, 40 × 56 (102 × 137)
Presented anonymously through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1981
Prov: Purchased anonymously from the New Art Centre 1981
Exh: Anthony Fry, New Art Centre, May–June 1981 (no catalogue)

The painting numbered ‘X’ is one of a group of paintings of the nude which were painted in the artist's studio in London, between the winter of 1979 and the spring of 1981. As they were made in the same room, and were mostly of the same model, they are all concerned with a specific light and space and a particular mood.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984

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