T02147 Model for 'Stone with a Collar' 1930-1
Sandstone on slate, 7 x 6 x 3 1/8 (17.8 x 15.2 x 8)
Presented by the artist 1977
Exh: Naum Gabo: The Constructive Process, Tate Gallery, November 1976-January 1977 (44) as 'Stone with Collar' 1930-1
This model and T02172 led up to at least two larger sculptures of 1933 in which the stone form was combined with a collar of curved plastic (see Herbert Read and Leslie Martin, Gabo: Constructions, Sculpture, Paintings, Drawings, Engravings, London 1957, pls. 50 and 51).
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.243, reproduced p.243