Maggi HamblingMinotaur Surprised while Eating 1986-87

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Artist
Maggi Hambling (born 1945)
Title
Minotaur Surprised while Eating
Date 1986-87
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 1448 x 1222 mm frame: 1575 x 1347 x 50 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1987
Reference
T05023
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T05023 Minotaur Surprised while Eating 1986–7

Oil on canvas 1448 × 1222 (57 × 48 1/8)
Inscribed 'HAMBLING |‘86–‘87’ on back of canvas top centre
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) with assistance from the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1987
Exh: Maggi Hambling: Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours, Serpentine Gallery, Oct.–Nov. 1987 (54, repr. pl.11 in col. and on private view card); Modern Painters: A Memorial Exhibition for Peter Fuller, Manchester City Art Galleries, March–May 1991 (18, repr. front cover in col. and p.19 in col.); Maggi Hambling: An Eye through a Decade 1981–1991, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, July 1991 (12)
Lit: Peter Fuller, ‘Maggi Hambling's Minotaur Surprised while Eating’ and Marina Warner ‘Maggi Hambling’ in Maggi Hambling: Paintings, Drawings and Watercolours, exh. cat., Serpentine Gallery 1987, pp.25–6, 96, repr. pl.11 (col… (read more)

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