Taking part in the The Big Draw 2013? Here’s a selection of works to inspire your next creation

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  • Barry Flanagan, 'To Draw Fire' 1970, reprinted circa 1983

    Barry Flanagan
    To Draw Fire 1970, reprinted circa 1983
    Intaglio print on paper
    image: 247 x 245 mm
    Presented by Sue Flanagan, the artist's former wife 1985 The estate of Barry Flanagan, courtesy Plubronze Ltd

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  • Joseph Mallord William Turner, 'Bridge among Mountains' 1802

    Joseph Mallord William Turner
    Bridge among Mountains 1802
    Chalk and pencil on paper
    support: 589 x 451 mm
    Accepted by the nation as part of the Turner Bequest 1856

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  • Roy Lichtenstein, 'Drawing for 'Whaam!'' 1963

    Roy Lichtenstein
    Drawing for 'Whaam!' 1963
    Drawing on paper
    support: 149 x 305 mm
    Presented by the artist 1969 Estate of Roy Lichtenstein

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  • Henri Gaudier-Brzeska, 'Studies of Birds' circa 1912-13

    Henri Gaudier-Brzeska
    Studies of Birds circa 1912-13
    Drawing on paper
    support: 254 x 356 mm
    Presented by C. Frank Stoop through the Contemporary Art Society 1930

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  • Leon Kossoff, 'Head' circa 1957

    Leon Kossoff
    Head circa 1957
    Charcoal on paper
    unconfirmed: 790 x 570 mm
    Purchased 1995 Leon Kossoff

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  • Kenneth Martin, 'Chance and Order Group VII, Drawing 6' 1971

    Kenneth Martin
    Chance and Order Group VII, Drawing 6 1971
    Drawing on paper
    support: 343 x 229 mm
    Purchased 1974 The estate of Kenneth Martin

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  • Tracey Emin, 'Sad Shower in New York' 1995

    Tracey Emin
    Sad Shower in New York 1995
    Monoprint on paper
    image: 420 x 594 mm
    Presented by the Patrons of New Art (Special Purchase Fund) through the Tate Gallery Foundation 1999 Tracey Emin

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  • Samuel Palmer, 'The Harvest Moon: Drawing for 'A Pastoral Scene'' circa 1831-2

    Samuel Palmer
    The Harvest Moon: Drawing for 'A Pastoral Scene' circa 1831-2
    Pen and ink and gouache on card
    support: 152 x 184 mm
    Purchased 1922

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  • Frank Auerbach, 'Working Drawing for 'Primrose Hill'' 1968

    Frank Auerbach
    Working Drawing for 'Primrose Hill' 1968
    Drawing on paper
    support: 251 x 311 mm
    Purchased 1971 Frank Auerbach

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  • John Latham, 'One-Second Drawing (17" 2002) (Time Signature 5:1)' 1972

    John Latham
    One-Second Drawing (17" 2002) (Time Signature 5:1) 1972
    Acrylic and enamel on wood
    object: 271 x 369 x 26 mm
    Presented by the artist 1976 The estate of John Latham (noit prof. of flattime), courtesy Lisson Gallery, London

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  • Hablot Knight Browne (`Phiz'), 'Two Children Drawing' date not known

    Hablot Knight Browne (`Phiz')
    Two Children Drawing date not known
    Chalk on paper
    support: 109 x 125 mm
    Purchased as part of the Opp Collection with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund 1996

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  • Vincent van Gogh, 'A Corner of the Garden of St Paul's Hospital at St Rémy' 1889

    Vincent van Gogh
    A Corner of the Garden of St Paul's Hospital at St Rmy 1889
    Pencil and pen and ink on paper
    support: 622 x 483 mm
    Bequeathed by C. Frank Stoop 1933

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  • Francis Bacon, 'Figure in a Landscape' circa 1952

    Francis Bacon
    Figure in a Landscape circa 1952
    Oil on paper
    support: 339 x 263 mm
    Purchased with assistance from the National Lottery through the Heritage Lottery Fund, the Art Fund and a group of anonymous donors in memory of Mario Tazzoli 1998 Estate of Francis Bacon. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2002

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  • Michael Moon, 'Drawing' 1976

    Michael Moon
    Drawing 1976
    Acrylic, wood veneer, graphite, ink, paper tape and metal tacks on canvas
    overall: 1270 x 1700 x 80 mm
    Purchased 1976 Michael Moon

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  • Ceri Richards, 'Vaucluse' 1971

    Ceri Richards
    Vaucluse 1971
    Lithograph on paper
    image: 322 x 242 mm
    Presented by Curwen Studio through the Institute of Contemporary Prints 1975 The estate of Ceri Richards. All Rights Reserved, DACS 2002

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