Peter Howson

Bob

1987

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Artist
Peter Howson born 1958
Part of
Saracen Heads
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
Image: 326 x 247 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1988
Reference
P77247

Catalogue entry

[from] Saracen Heads 1987 [P77245-P77248; incomplete]

Four etchings, various sizes, from a suite of twenty-five on Vélin Arches Blanc paper, various sizes; printed by The Printmakers Workshop, Edinburgh, and published by Flowers Graphics in an edition of 30 plus 10 boxed sets which include an original drawing
Purchased from Flowers Graphics (Grant-in-Aid) 1988

P77247 Bob 1987

Etching 326 × 247 (12 3/4 × 9 3/4) on Vélin Arches Blanc paper 568 × 380 (22 1/2 × 15); plate-mark 326 × 247 (12 3/4 × 9 3/4)
Inscribed ‘Howson '87’ below image b.r., ‘BOB’ below image bottom centre and ‘1/30’ below image b.l.
Exh: Saracen Heads: Peter Howson, Angela Flowers Gallery, Oct. 1987 (1)
Lit: As for P77246 but Heller 1993, pp.75–8, repr. p.93 in col. (different impression, incorrectly titled ‘Johnie’). Also repr: Peter Howson, exh. cat., Flowers East 1989, p.24 (different impression)

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Published in:
Tate Gallery: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions 1986-88, London 1996

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