- Pericle Fazzini 1913–1987
- Ink on paper
- Support: 689 x 476 mm
- Purchased 1960
T00373 Seated Woman 1959
Inscribed 'pericle fazzini | Roma 1959' t.r.
Brush drawing in ink on paper, 27 1/8 x 18 3/4 (69 x 48)
Purchased from the artist (Knapping Fund) 1960
This drawing, executed from a model, was not made for any particular sculpture. It is from a series of drawings and studies which the artist said he was in the habit of making as a form of plastic and constructive research. (Letter from the artist, 19 May 1961).
Ronald Alley, Catalogue of the Tate Gallery's Collection of Modern Art other than Works by British Artists, Tate Gallery and Sotheby Parke-Bernet, London 1981, pp.218-19, reproduced p.218