Josef HermanStudy for 'Dusk' 1965

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Artist
Josef Herman (1911‑2000)
Title
Study for 'Dusk'
Date 1965
MediumGraphite and gouache on paper
Dimensionssupport: 562 x 765 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Curwen Studio 1976
Reference
T02096
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Catalogue entry

Josef Herman 1911-2000

Study for ‘Dusk’1965

T02096

Gouache and pencil on cartridge paper 562 x 765 (22 1/8 x 30 1/8)

Presented by the Curwen Studio 1976

Provenance:
Commissioned from the artist by Marlborough Fine Art, London and the Curwen Studio, London 1965

Literature:
Tate Gallery Acquisitions 1976-8, London 1979, pp.90-1

Study for ‘Dusk’, like Study for ‘In the Mountains’ (T02095) acquired at the same time, was made in preparation for a lithograph. It derived from sketches made during Herman’s holidays in Spain.[1]Considerable changes were made in the course of the painting, evident in the white impasto around the donkey’s ears and the brown overpainting of the figures’ feet (which has resulted in brown peeling off the underlying black)… (read more)

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