Ben Nicholson OM Pälastra 1965

Artwork details

Artist
Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
Title
Pälastra
Date 1965
Medium Etching on paper
Dimensions Image: 162 x 232 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1968
Reference
P02009
Not on display

Catalogue entry

P02009 [from] TWELVE ETCHINGS 1965, 1966 and 1967 [P02008-P02019]
Presented by the artist, 1968

Palästra 1965
Inscribed ‘Nicholson 65’ b.l., and ‘(Palästra)’ on reverse; embossed with print-maker's stamp b.l; sheet 12 5/8×14 3/4 (32×37·5); plate 6 3/8×9 (16×23).

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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