- Reg Butler 1913–1981
- Object: 127 x 349 x 127 mm
- Purchased 1959
T00263 STUDY FOR WOMAN RESTING 1950
Bronze wire, 5×13 3/4×5 (13×35×13).
Purchased from the Executors of E. C. Gregory (Grant-in-Aid) 1959.
Coll: Purchased by E. C. Gregory at the I.C.A., probably at the Picture Fair 1950.
One of the studies for ‘Woman Resting’, 1951 (opus 54), in the Aberdeen Art Gallery (forged and welded iron, 67 in. long), which was commissioned for the Festival of Britain and exhibited in the Kelvin Hall, Glasgow, 1951. Other studies are opus 40 and opus 42.
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, I