Tess JarayFifteen 1969

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Artist
Tess Jaray (born 1937)
Title
Fifteen
Date 1969
MediumOil paint on canvas
Dimensionssupport: 2235 x 4318 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by E.J. Power through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1973
Reference
T01760
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Tess Jaray b.1937

T01760 Fifteen 1969

Not inscribed.
Oil on sized cotton duck, 88 x 170 (220 x 425).
Presented by E. J. Power through the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1973.
Exh: Graves Art Gallery, Sheffield, April–May 1972 and City Art Gallery, Bristol, July 1972 (10); Tess Jaray, Marc Vaux: Recent Paintings, Whitechapel Art Gallery, May–June 1973 (7).
Lit: Alan Bowness, ‘Tess Jaray’s new work’ in Studio International, clxxvii, June 1969, pp.274–5; Robert Kudielka, ‘Tess Jaray’, introduction to Sheffield/Bristol and Whitechapel exhibition catalogues.

The following entry is based on a letter from the artist to the compiler of 4 March 1974, notes taken during a conversation with her on 7 May 1974, together with notes which she herself compiled some months before the painting was made and directly related to it… (read more)

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