Catalogue entry

Antoni Tàpies born 1923

T00927 Ochre gris (Grey Ochre) 1958

Inscribed 'tàpies | 1958' on back of canvas
Oil, latex and marble dust on canvas, 102 1/4 x 76 1/2 (259.7 x 194.3)
Purchased from Anthony Denney (Grant-in-Aid) 1967
Prov: With Galerie Stadler, Paris (purchased from the artist); Anthony Denney, London, 1959
Exh: Tàpies, Galerie Stadler, Paris, April-May 1959 (works not listed); Tapies, Kestner-Gesellschaft, Hanover, February-April 1962 (35, repr.); Kunsthaus, Zurich, April-June 1962 (37, repr.); Painting and Sculpture of a Decade 1954-64, Tate Gallery, April-June 1964 (274, repr.)
Repr: Michel Tapié, Antonio Tapies (Barcelona 1959), pl.46 in colour; Blai Bonet, Tàpies (Barcelona 1964), p.138; Terry Measham, The Moderns 1945-1975 (Oxford 1976), pl.22 in colour

On loan to the Tate Gallery from 1962 until acquired. It has also been known incorrectly as 'Ochre gris LXX'.

Published in:
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, p.715, reproduced p.715