P07478 HEX 1981
Inscribed ‘SW Hayter’ bottom right and ‘Hex’ and ‘E 1/5’
Engraving, printed by the artist with Hector Saunier and published by the artist (edition size not known), 19 1/2×19 3/8 (49.5× 49.2)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1981
'Ceiling’ [P07477]is an abstraction of the interior of Hayter's studio (in Paris), with its very high ceiling and tall window. In the engraving ‘Hex’ the window appears again, with his characteristic looping, gestural line in a more abstract, spatial configuration.
The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1984