Tinplate, 4 x 3 1/4 x 3 (10 x 8.2 x 7.6)
Presented by the artist 1977
Exh: Naum Gabo: The Constructive Process, Tate Gallery, November 1976-January 1977 (51) as 'Model for "Spheric Theme" ' c.1937
See the note on . This model appears to have served as the prototype for the Tate's 'Bronze Spheric Theme' of c.1960 (T00826), as well as various other larger works.
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, p.248, reproduced p.248