Catalogue entry

F. E. McWilliam 1909-1992

T00871 Eye, Nose and Cheek 1939

Not inscribed.
Hoptonwood stone, 35 x 34½ x 11¼ (89 x 87 x 28.5).
Purchased from the artist through the Waddington Galleries (Grant-in-Aid) 1966.
Exh. Waddington Galleries, June–July 1966 (5).
Repr. A. T. Broadbent, Sculpture Today, 1944, pl. 24 (measurements wrongly given and dated 1941); Sir Roland Penrose, McWilliam, 1964, pl. 10.

The artist wrote (29 May 1967) that it was the last but one of the ‘Complete Fragment’ series and had not been exhibited until 1966. The last of this series, ‘Profile’, is also in the collection of the Tate Gallery (T00599) and the note in the entry on this work (Tate Gallery Catalogue, Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, Vol II, 1964, p. 422), contains a brief statement by the artist on the series.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1966–1967, London 1967.