William Turnbull
Spring Totem 1962-3

Artwork details

William Turnbull 1922–2012
Spring Totem
Date 1962-3
Medium Rosewood and bronze
Dimensions Object: 895 x 1480 x 432 mm
No information available
Not on display

Catalogue entry

William Turnbull b. 1922

T01383 Spring Totem 1962–1963

Not inscribed.
Bronze and rosewood; variable dimensions, but dimensions when movable element rests on horizontal member are 35¼ x 58¼ x 17 (89.5 x 148 x 43).
Presented by Alistair McAlpine 1971.
Exh: Marlborough-Gerson Gallery, New York, October 1963 (1, repr. ); Newport Harbor Pavilion Gallery, Balboa, California, March–April 1966 (13, repr.); The Alistair McAlpine Gift, Tate Gallery, June–August 1971 (47, repr. twice, with movable element in different positions).
Lit: Richard Morphet, in catalogue of The Alistair McAlpine Gift, Tate Gallery, 1971, pp. 106–21.
Repr: Das Kunstwerk, 8/XVII, February 1964, p. 22, as ‘Ohne Titel’.

See entry on T01382.

Published in The Tate Gallery Report 1970–1972, London 1972.

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