Alexandre Jacovleff

Crouching Model from the Side

c.1933–8

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In Tate Britain

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Artist
Alexandre Jacovleff 1887–1938
Medium
Chalk on paper
Dimensions
Support: 327 × 479 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Presented anonymously 1939
Reference
A01087

Catalogue entry

This catalogue entry discusses a group of works.

Alexandre Jacovleff 1887-1938

[N04994; subsequently renumbered] A01082-A01088 Seven Drawings of the Female Model c.1933-8

(a) A01082 FEMALE TORSO
Stamped with a seal b.r.
Sanguine on paper, slightly irregular, 13 3/4 x 13 3/4 (35 x 35)

(b) A01083 STUDY OF AN ARM
Not inscribed
Sanguine on paper, slightly irregular, 15 3/4 x 20 5/8 (40 x 52.4)

(c) A01084 RECUMBENT MODEL
Stamped with a seal b.r.
Sanguine on paper, slightly irregular, 13 5/8 x 20 3/4 (34.7 x 52.7)

(d) A01085 RECLINING MODEL
Stamped with a seal b.r.
Sanguine on paper, slightly irregular, 13 3/4 x 20 7/8 (34.8 x 53)

(e) A01086 SEATED MODEL
Stamped with a seal b.r.
Sanguine on paper, 20 3/4 x 13 3/4 (52.8 x 34.7)

(f) A01087 CROUCHING MODEL (FROM THE SIDE)
Stamped with a seal b.r.
Sanguine on paper, slightly irregular, 13 3/4 x 20 3/4 (34.8 x 52.7)

(g) A01088 CROUCHING MODEL (FROM THE FRONT)
Stamped with a seal b.l.
Sanguine on paper, slightly irregular, 20 3/4 x 13 3/4 (52.7 x 34.9)

Nos.4994 a-g presented anonymously 1939

Prov: Purchased by the donor from Mme A. Jacovleff, the artist's mother, 1939

According to Robert C. Vose, Jacovleff's dealer in Boston, all these drawings date from the period c.1933-8 (information from Russell T. Smith, 16 April 1957).

Published in:
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.371-2, reproduced p.371

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