T01941 CHELSEA REACH: UNDERSTUDY
[from] (SANDSEND SERIES FROM BEYOND THE WORLD'S END) 1972 [T01941-T01944; complete]
Inscribed ‘CHELSEA REACH understudy’ b.l. and ‘Ian Stephenson 1972’ b.r.
Oil and enamel with collage on paper treated with white polish, 22×29 7/8 (55.9×76)
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1975
Exh: 11 englische Zeichner, Kunsthalle, Baden-Baden, May–June 1973, and Kunsthalle, Bremen, July–August 1973 (Stephenson 11, repr. blurred image); Recente Britse Tekenkunst, Koninklijk Museum, Antwerp, September–October 1973 (Stephenson 11); Art as Thought Process, Serpentine Gallery, December 1974–January 1975 (no numbers); Ian Stephenson: Paintings 1955–66 and 1966–77, Hayward Gallery, March–April 1977, also Arnolfini Gallery, Bristol, May–June 1977, and Turnpike Gallery, Leigh, August–September 1977 (67)
All four studies [T01941-T01944] were first shown at an informal British Council preview, Drawings by 11 British Artists, at the Hayward Gallery in London on 16 March 1973, immediately prior to their despatch for tour in Europe…