Catalogue entry

T00390 RECLINING FIGURE (WORKING MODEL FOR THE UNESCO STONE SCULPTURE) 1957

Not inscribed.
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.

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