Sketches and notes of Bernard Meninsky

[c.1926–51]

collection owner: Nora Meninsky, ‘Sketches and notes of Bernard Meninsky’ [c.1926–51]

This collection features a series of sketches and artworks by Bernard Meninsky which were donated to Tate by his second wife, Nora. The majority of this collection, which features sketches of landscapes, still-life drawings, portrait and profile view sketches of male and female figures, and sketches of the female form, with annotations by the artist, is now available to view online.

Further details on this collection are available on the archive catalogue.

Collection Owner
Nora Meninsky
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented to Tate Archive by the Contemporary Art Society in memory of Cecily Lowenthal, 1997.
Reference
TGA 9715

204 objects in this collection

Title
Sketches by Bernard Meninsky
Date
[c.1926–49]
Description
This series includes sketches and studies of portraits and figures, landscapes, costumes, characters and theatre props. Many of the sketches are annotated by the artist and include notes about the drawings, personal thoughts, lists of words, notes in shorthand, and calculations.
Reference
TGA 9715/1

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Bernard Meninsky Sketch of male face with glasses

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Bernard Meninsky Sketch of male face with a beard

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Bernard Meninsky Study of a male head facing to the right

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Bernard Meninsky Sketches of a male and a female face

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Bernard Meninsky Sketch of a walking female nude

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Bernard Meninsky Sketch of a headless female nude

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Bernard Meninsky Sketches of overlapping nude female figures

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Bernard Meninsky Sketch of a standing female nude’s back

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Bernard Meninsky Sketch of a partially drawn female face

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Bernard Meninsky Sketch of a female’s head and shoulders

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