Ben Nicholson OM
Tuscan pillars 1966

Artwork details

Ben Nicholson OM 1894–1982
Tuscan pillars
Date 1966
Medium Etching on paper
Dimensions Image: 241 x 146 mm
Acquisition Presented by the artist 1968
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Catalogue entry

P02010 [from] TWELVE ETCHINGS 1965, 1966 and 1967 [P02008-P02019]
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.

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

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