Josef HermanTwo Separate Sketches, Upper One with a Pony at Right c.1958

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Artist
Josef Herman (1911‑2000)
Title
Two Separate Sketches, Upper One with a Pony at Right
Date c.1958
MediumInk on paper
Dimensionssupport: 254 x 200 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1981
Reference
T03202
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Josef Herman 1911-2000

fromStudies for ‘The Pit Pony’:
Two Separate Sketches, Upper One with a Pony at Right c.1953-5

T03202

Ink on cream laid paper, 254 x 200 (10 x 7 7/8)

Inscribed on back in pencil ‘582’ bottom right

Presented by the artist 1981

Literature:
Tate Gallery Acquisitions 1980-2, London 1984, pp.126-8, reproduced p.128

This is one of a pair of slightly larger drawings included among the Studies for ‘The Pit Pony’ given to the Tate Gallery by Josef Herman, and neither appears to demonstrate the close relationship to the painting seen in the other seven. Like Two Separate Sketches, Each with Pony at Right (T03201), the details of Two Separate Sketches, Upper One with a Pony at Right suggest that they were made for a different composition which remains unidentified… (read more)

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