Peter Sedgley b. 1930
T00739 Yellow Attenuation 1965
Inscr. on back, ‘Yellow Attenuation Peter Sedgley 1965’.
Emulsion on hardboard (painted on edges), 48 x 48 (122 x 122).
Purchased from McRoberts and Tunnard (Knapping Fund) 1965.
Exh: McRoberts and Tunnard, March–April 1965 (1).
The artist wrote (13 July 1965): ‘“Yellow Attenuation” was painted in February 1965 and begun also in that month, altho’ a great deal of the preliminary work and some studies were prepared in 1964. My work is of a serial nature, i.e. each painting follows the next as a deliberate attempt to develop and expand visual media, at the same time embodying skill and understanding established in preceding work—“Yellow Attenuation”, then, was painted as a critical contribution to the body of my work…