Stanley William Hayter Untitled 1946

Artwork details

Artist
Title
Untitled
Date 1946
Medium Oil paint on canvas
Dimensions Support: 1016 x 1270 mm
frame: 1044 x 1297 x 50 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Robert Jay Wolff 1973
Reference
T01752
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Stanley William Hayter 1901-1988

T01752 Untitled 1946

Inscribed ‘Hayter 46’ b.r.
Canvas, 40 x 50 (101.6 x 127).
Presented by Robert Jay Wolff 1973.
Coll: Robert Jay and Elizabeth Wolff (gift from the artist).

The artist wrote (letter of 24 May 1974): ‘The image in this harks back to the image in the print of 1946 “Cinq Personnages” which has to do with the death of the son of my first wife at the age of 17. He died in my house in New York.’

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1972–1974, London 1975.

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