Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

The Dancer

1913, cast 1965

Artist
Henri Gaudier-Brzeska 1891–1915
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
Object: 775 x 178 x 197 mm, 10.8 kg
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented by Sir Edward Beddington-Behrens 1965
Reference
T00762

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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