Wyndham Lewis Two Mechanics c.1912

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Artwork details

Artist
Wyndham Lewis 1882–1957
Title
Two Mechanics
Date c.1912
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 559 x 337 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1956
Reference
T00108
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00108 TWO MECHANICS c. 1912
 
Not inscribed.
Pen and wash, 22×13 1/4 (56×33·5); much of the original paper has been replaced by a new sheet, 15 1/8×10 7/8 (38·5×27·5), stuck on b.r.
Purchased from Andrew Forge (Cleve Fund) 1956.
Coll: Redfern Gallery.
Exh: (?) Post-Impressionist and Futurist Exhibition, Doré Galleries, October 1913 (188), as ‘Two Workmen’; Fitzroy Street Retrospect 1910–1920, A.I.A. Gallery, July 1955 (38); Tate Gallery, July–August 1956 (50), and Arts Council tour, 1956 (12).

Similar in style to the drawing ‘Two Women’, dated 1912, in the Arts Council Collection (exh., Tate Gallery, July–August 1956 (12, repr. pl.4)).

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

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