F.E. McWilliam Pentachord 1959

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Artwork details

Artist
F.E. McWilliam 1909–1992
Title
Pentachord
Date 1959
Medium Bronze
Dimensions Object: 1010 x 457 x 127 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Purchased 1961
Reference
T00407
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00407 PENTACHORD 1959

Not inscribed.
Bronze, 39 3/4×18×5 (101×46×12·75).
Purchased from the artist through the Waddington Galleries (Grant-in-Aid) 1961.
Exh: Irish Exhibition of Living Art, National College of Art, Dublin, August–September 1960, and Belfast, September–October 1960 (152), as ‘Relief on Five Legs’; Waddington Galleries, February–March 1961 (4).

First exhibited as ‘Relief on Five Legs’ but renamed ‘Pentachord’ for the Waddington Galleries exhibition. The Tate Gallery's cast is the first of three.

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

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