Robert Adams

Sketchbook [studies for bronzes and wall-hangings]

1974–5

Front cover

Created by
Robert Adams 1917–1984
Date
1974–5
Dimensions
212 x 146 mm
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Robert Adams, ‘Front cover’ 1974–5

In Tate Britain

Created by
Robert Adams 1917–1984
Title
Sketchbook [studies for bronzes and wall-hangings]
Date
1974–5
Description
Graphite, chalk and ink on paper, 212 x 146 mm

Black cover printed in white 'Daler Lay-out Pad A5'. Contains large number of coloured studies, possibly for wall hangings. Only one executed wall-hanging by Adams is known. While living in St Ives in the 1970s, Adams set up a loom and experimented with weaving (information from Mary Adams Weatherhead).
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 8421/1/54

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