Peter HobbsHouse No. 3 1966

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Artist
Peter Hobbs (1930‑1994)
Title
House No. 3
Date 1966
MediumLithograph and screenprint on paper
Dimensionssupport: 784 x 870 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by Nadia Moores, the artist's daughter 2001
Reference
P11779
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Summary

House No.3 is one of a series of four prints by Peter Hobbs collectively titled the Ehrenzweig Suite. The series exists in an edition of seventy, of which this print is number sixty-one. The group is comprised of two screenprints and two lithographs. They are abstract in character, although figurative elements can be decoded. In another print in the series, House Lithograph (Tate P11778), a rectangular box is roughly outlined. Its interior is filled with thick, black marks so densely worked that they almost form a solid block of colour. Above the box, a configuration of lines suggests the outline of a pitched roof, transforming the arrangement of expressive marks into something readable as architecture… (read more)

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