Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
The Dancer 1913, cast 1965

Artwork details

The Dancer
Date 1913, cast 1965
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Object: 775 x 178 x 197 mm, 10.8 kg
Acquisition Presented by Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens 1965
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Henri Gaudier-Brzeska 1891–1915

T00762 The Dancer 1913

Inscr. ‘H. Gaudier-Brzeska. 1913’ on left side of base.
Bronze, 30½ x 7 x 7¾ (77½ x 18 x 19½).
Presented by Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens 1965.
Lit: Mervyn Levy, Gaudier-Brzeska: Drawings and Sculpture, 1965, pp. 16–17, 29, repr. pl. 70.

One of three casts made from the plaster (Tate Gallery T03726) at the Fiorini Foundry in 1965 at the expense of Sir Edward Beddington Behrens. The other two casts belong to the Musée d’Art Moderne, Paris, and Christ Church, Oxford. Two earlier casts were made for Sydney Schiff, one of which was exhibited at the Leicester Galleries in 1918 (No. 11): these are now in the collections of Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens and Eardley Knollys.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1965–1966, London 1967.

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