Joan KeyLarge Goat's Head 1983

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Joan Key (born 1948)
Large Goat's Head
Date 1983
MediumLithograph on paper
Dimensionsimage: 776 x 575 mm
Acquisition Purchased 1985
View this artwork by appointment, at Tate Britain's Prints and Drawings Rooms

Catalogue entry

Joan Key born 1948

P77112 Large Goat's Head1983

Lithograph 776 x 575 (30 1/2 x 22 5/8) on T.H. Saunders paper 776 x 575 (30 1/2 x/ 22 5/8); printed by John White at Curwen Studio; trial proof from an edition of four trial proofs
Inscribed ‘Joan M Key 1983' b.r. and ‘3/4 Trial Proof - Goat one' b.l.
Purchased from Curwen Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1985

Statements by the artist in this entry are drawn from a letter to the compiler dated 5 January 1988.

Joan Key intended this print of a goat's head to be one of a series and hence numbered it ‘Goat one'. It was only in the following year, however, that she made further prints on this theme. To distinguish P77112 from these works, all of which were smaller in size, she later named it ‘Large Goat's Head'… (read more)

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