Robert Adams

Sketchbook [studies for ‘Vertex’ series]

1970–3

Front cover

Created by
Robert Adams 1917–1984
Date
1970–3
Dimensions
420 x 295 mm
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Robert Adams, ‘Front cover’ 1970–3

In Tate Britain

Created by
Robert Adams 1917–1984
Title
Sketchbook [studies for ‘Vertex’ series]
Date
1970–3
Description
Graphite, ink, and crayon on paper, 420 x 295 mm

Black cover printed in white 'Daler Lay-out Pad A3'. This sketchbook was used between c.1970 and c.1973. Contains drawings for small bronze sculptures, for the 'Vertex' series of large stainless-steel sculptures and for a large unidentified architectural project. The bronzes begin with a weathervane of 1970.
Format
Bound volume - sketchbook
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by Mrs Pat Adams, widow of the artist, and her daughter Mrs Mary Adams Weatherhead, in 1984 and 1990.
Reference
TGA 8421/1/52

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