Karin Jonzen Head of a Youth c.1947–8

Artwork details

Artist
Karin Jonzen 1914–1998
Title
Head of a Youth
Date c.1947–8
Medium Terracotta on wooden base
Dimensions Object: 160 x 100 x 140 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Transferred from the Victoria & Albert Museum 1983
Reference
T03755
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T03755 Head of a Youth c.1947–8

Terracotta 6 1/4 × 4 × 5 1/2 (160 × 100 × 140)
Inscribed ‘KJ’ on back of neck
Transferred from the Victoria and Albert Museum 1983
Prov: Purchased from the artist by Sir Edward Marsh and given by him to the Contemporary Art Society, and by them given to the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1964 (Circ.95–1964)
Exh: Travelling exhibitions of Department of Circulation, Victoria and Albert Museum

The artist wrote (2 August 1984) that no casts were made from this terracotta, and that it was an imaginary head.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986

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