Ben Nicholson OM 2 sculptural forms 1967

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Artist
Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
Title
2 sculptural forms
Date 1967
Medium Etching on paper
Dimensions Image: 314 x 283 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1968
Reference
P02013
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Catalogue entry

P02013 [from] TWELVE ETCHINGS 1965, 1966 and 1967 [P02008-P02019]
Presented by the artist, 1968

2 sculptural forms 1967
Inscribed ‘Nicholson 67’ b.l., and ‘(2 sculptural forms)’ on reverse; embossed with print-maker's stamp, b.l; sheet 18 1/4×14 7/8 (46.5×38); plate 12 1/4×11 (31×28).

This group of etchings neither forms a single suite nor includes any complete suite. ‘Turkish sundial and column’ [P02014] is one of ten etchings included in Nicholson's suite ‘Greek and Turkish Forms’. ‘Palästra’ [P02009] and ‘small silent Siena’ [P02008] are two of ten etchings included in Nicholson's ‘architectural suite’ (where ‘small silent Siena’ is entitled ‘Siena’). Both suites were published jointly by Ganymed Original Editions Ltd and Marlborough Fine Art Ltd.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery: Acquisitions 1968-9, London 1969

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