Ben Nicholson OM
Dec 62 (interlocking) 1962

Artwork details

Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
Dec 62 (interlocking)
Date 1962
Medium Graphite and oil wash on paper mounted on painted hardboard
Dimensions Support: 349 x 292 mm
Acquisition Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1963
Not on display

Catalogue entry

T00588 DEC 62 (INTERLOCKING) 1962

Inscr. on back, ‘Nicholson Dec 1962 (interlocking) ph 493’.
Pencil and oil wash on paper, irregular, maximum dimensions, 13 3/4×11 1/2 (35×29·25), mounted on painted hardboard, 20 3/4×18 7/8 (53×48).
Presented by the Friends of the Tate Gallery 1963.
Coll: Purchased by the Friends of the Tate Gallery from the artist through the Marlborough Fine Art Ltd 1963.
Exh: Marlborough New London Gallery, April–May 1963 (58, repr.).

On the back of the sheet of paper there is a slight pencil sketch inscribed ‘Ben Nicholson Dec 62’ and ‘V’.

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

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