Emilio Greco Head and Shoulders of a Girl 1954

Artwork details

Artist
Emilio Greco 1913–1995
Title
Head and Shoulders of a Girl
Date 1954
Medium Ink on paper
Dimensions Support: 502 x 356 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1955
Reference
T00015
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Emilio Greco born 1913 [- 1995]

T00015 Head and Shoulders of a Girl 1954

Inscribed 'EMILIO GRECO | ROMA 1954' br.
India ink on paper, 19 3/4 x 14 (50 x 35.5)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1955
Exh: Drawings by Emilio Greco, Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, Providence, November-December 1954 (no catalogue)
Repr: J.P. Hodin, Emilio Greco: Sculpture and Drawings (Bath 1971), pl.117 (incorrectly dated 1957)

The artist said that this drawing and T00016 were both executed from a model (letter of 13 March 1956).

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.336, reproduced p.336

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