Wyndham Lewis Crouching Woman c.1919

Artwork details

Artist
Wyndham Lewis 1882–1957
Title
Crouching Woman
Date c.1919
Medium Chalk and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 279 x 381 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1955
Reference
N06255
Not on display

Catalogue entry

N06255 CROUCHING WOMAN c. 1919
 
Inscr. ‘Wyndham Lewis’ b.l.
Black chalk and wash, 11×15 (28×38).
Purchased from the Mayor Gallery (Cleve Fund) 1955.
Coll: Purchased by Richard Wyndham from the artist c. 1922; Mayor Gallery 1946.
Exh: Redfern Gallery, May 1949 (51).

The drawing can be dated c. 1919 from a comparison with the ‘Red Nude’ and ‘Blue Nude’, both signed and dated 1919 (Mayor Gallery and Leeds respectively; exh. Tate Gallery, July–August 1956 (51 and 52)).

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I

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