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- Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
- Etching on paper
- Image: 241 x 146 mm
- Presented by the artist 1968
Tuscan pillars 1966
Inscribed ‘Nicholson 66’ b.l., and ‘ (Tuscan pillars)’ on reverse; embossed with print-maker's stamp b.l; sheet 14 7/8×11 (38×28); plate 9 5/8×5 5/8 (24·5×14·5).
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.
The Tate Gallery: Acquisitions 1968-9, London 1969