Ken KiffTriptych: Shadows 1983-6

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Artist
Ken Kiff (1935‑2001)
Title
Triptych: Shadows
Date 1983-6
Medium3 works on board, acrylic paint, oil paint and pastel
Dimensionssupport: 1161 x 892 mm support: 1188 x 992 mm support: 1160 x 893 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1987
Reference
T04888
Not on display

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T04888 Triptych: Shadows 1983–6

Acrylic, oil and pastel on three hardboard panels 1161 × 892 (45 3/4 × 35 1/4), 1188 × 992 (46 1/2 × 39), 1160 × 893 (45 3/4 × 35 1/4).
Inscribed ‘Ken Kiff’ b.l. of left panel; ‘Ken Kiff | Triptych: “Shadows” | (left-hand panel) | 1983–5, finished 1986 | Acrylic on board | with some areas of | oil on top’ on back of left-hand panel; ‘Ken Kiff | Triptych: “Shadows” | (centre panel) | 1984–5, finished 1986 | Acrylic on board, with | oil paint on top in some areas’ on back of centre panel; ‘Ken Kiff | Triptych: “Shadows” | (right-hand panel) | 1984–5, finished 1986’ on back of right panel
Purchased from Nicola Jacobs Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1987
Exh: Ken Kiff: Paintings 1965–85, AC tour, Serpentine Gallery Jan.–Feb. 1986, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull, March–April 1986, Arnolfini, Bristol May–June 1986 (75, in unfinished state, repr. pp.26–8, foldout sheet, in col., col… (read more)

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