T01944 FLAXMAN: UNDERSTUDY
[from] (SANDSEND SERIES FROM BEYOND THE WORLD'S END) 1972 [T01941-T01944; complete]
Inscribed ‘FLAXMAN understudy Sandsend Series from beyond The World's End’ b.l., ‘Scale 1=4’ b.c. and ‘optional orientation-preferred position Ian Stephenson 1972’ b.r.
Oil and enamel with ballpoint on paper treated with white polish, 30×40 (76.2×101.6)
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 16); Recente Britse Tekenkunst, Koninklijk Museum, Antwerp, September–October 1973 (Stephenson 16); 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(72)
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…