Keith Vaughan

Eight drawings of figures on one sheet

[1943–6]

In Tate Britain
Created by
Keith Vaughan 1912–1977
Title
Eight drawings of figures on one sheet
Date
[1943–6]
Medium
Ink and watercolour paint on paper
Dimensions
267 x 380 mm
Format
Artwork - on paper, unique
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Purchased by the archive from Thos. Agnew and Sons Ltd in November 1990
Reference
TGA 9013/1/50

Description

The drawings are:
1.Three abstract circular shapes;
2.Male nude with elongated right arm standing in front of an abstract painting;
3.Male nude with intestines exposed and shapes to represent various parts of the body;
4.Full figure standing male nude with shading;
5.Full figure standing male nude with; particular attention to skeletal ribs and exposed intestines;
6.Small drawing of a standing male nude. Mimics drawing number 5;
7.Full male nude with an arm missing. Line shading of spine and ribs;;
8.Two small standing male nudes, one shaded in lines the other shaded in blocks.
The last two drawings have been pasted onto the larger sheet from a separate piece of paper. Inscribed on the back 'BDI2'.

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