- Graphite and ink on board
- Support: 335 x 262 mm
frame: 424 x 322 x 15 mm
- Presented by the artist 1977
Catalogue entryNaum 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).
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