Naum Gabo

Sketch for a Mobile Construction

c.1918

Medium
Graphite and ink on board
Dimensions
Support: 335 x 262 mm
frame: 424 x 322 x 15 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by the artist 1977
Reference
T02155

Catalogue entry

Naum Gabo 1890-1977

T02155 Sketch for a Mobile Construction c.1918

Inscribed in cyrillic 'N. Gabo' b.r.
Pencil and ink on card, 13 1/4 x 10 1/4 (33.5 x 26.2)
Presented by the artist 1977
Exh: Naum Gabo. The Constructive Process, Tate Gallery, November 1976-January 1977 (15) as 'Sketch for a Mobile Construction' c.1918

Gabo could not remember whether this drawing was connected with any specific project. It was one of a series of drawings done in Russia (information from Mrs Gabo, 17 August 1977).

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, p.233, reproduced p.233