Catalogue entry

T00480 WOOD RELIEF NO. 17 1961

Inscr. ‘March 6, 1961’ t.l., ‘Joe Tilson’ t.r., and ‘Wood Relief No. 17, 1961 Joe Tilson 3·0"×4·0"’ b.l.; also numbered grid 1 to 80.
Wood relief construction, 36×48×2 (91·5×122×5).
Purchased from the artist through the New London Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1962.
Exh: New London Gallery, January–February 1962 (3, repr.).

The artist wrote (31 March 1962) that this is the seventeenth of a series of twenty-two wood reliefs made during 1960–1. ‘It is the second of two reliefs using separate block elements... made of various soft woods - Pine and Birch. All the blocks are detachable.’

Published in:
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II