Peter Howson

Rupert

1987

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Artist
Peter Howson born 1958
Part of
Saracen Heads
Medium
Etching on paper
Dimensions
Image: 325 x 248 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1988
Reference
P77245

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

P77245 Rupert 1987

Etching 325 × 248 (12 3/4 × 9 3/4) on Vélin Arches Blanc paper 565 × 382 (12 1/2 × 15); plate-mark 325 × 248 (12 3/4 × 9 3/4)
Inscribed ‘Howson '87’ below image b.r., ‘RUPERT’ below image bottom centre and ‘1/30’ below image b.l.
Exh: Saracen Heads: Peter Howson Angela Flowers Gallery, Oct. 1987 (12)
Lit: Waldemar Januszczak, ‘The Foreground’, Saracen Heads: Peter Howson, exh. cat., Angela Flowers Gallery 1987, p.6; Giles Auty, ‘Edited View, The Art of German Drawing V/Saracen Heads: Peter Howson’ Arts Review, vol.39, Oct. 1987, p.716; Donald Kuspit, ‘The Inhuman Condition according to Peter Howson’ in Peter Howson, exh. cat., Flowers East 1989, p.4, repr. p.5 (different impression); Duncan Macmillan, Scottish Art: 1460 to 1990, Edinburgh 1990, p.406; David Kiehl, ‘Blind Leading the Blind’ in Peter Howson: Blind Leading the Blind, exh. cat., Flowers East 1991, p.28; Robert Heller, Peter Howson, Edinburgh 1993, pp.75–8

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

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