T00390 RECLINING FIGURE (WORKING MODEL FOR THE UNESCO STONE SCULPTURE) 1957
Bronze, 54×90×45 (137×244×114·5), on base, 96×4 3/8×48 (259×11×122).
Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1960.
Coll: Purchased by the Friends of the Tate Gallery from the artist 1960.
Exh: Another cast: XIX and XX Century European Masters, Marlborough Fine Art, summer 1959 (91, repr.).
Lit: Grohmann, 1960, pp.55–6, the plaster and another cast repr. pls.63 and 64.
Repr: Tate Gallery Report 1960–61, 1961, pl.10.
A cast of the study for the ‘Reclining Figure’ carved in Querceta marble 1957–8 for the UNESCO Headquarters, Paris (200 in. long; repr. Grohmann, op. cit., pls.65–8). T00390 is an addition to the original edition of five plus one artist's copy; the owners of the other casts include the Carnegie Institute, Pittsburgh, and the Kunsthaus, Zürich.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II