Giacomo Manzu Reclining Woman 1944

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Artwork details

Artist
Giacomo Manzu 1908–1991
Title
Reclining Woman
Date 1944
Medium Ink and watercolour on paper
Dimensions Support: 254 x 381 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1950
Reference
N05969
Not on display

Catalogue entry

Giacomo Manzù born 1908 [- 1991]

N05969 Reclining Woman 1944

Inscribed 'Manzù' t.r.
Pen, ink and wash on paper, 10 x 15 (25.5 x 38)
Purchased from the artist through the Galleria del Milione, Milan (Cleve Fund) 1950
Repr: Giulio Carlo Argan, Manzù: Disegni (Bergamo 1948), 22nd pl. in colour

See the note on N05968. The position of the legs, with one knee raised, is in fact closer to the sculpture 'Susanna' in the Galleria d'Arte Moderna in Milan than to the one in the Tate.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.481, reproduced p.481

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