David Nash

Family Tree, 1970-1982

1982

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Not on display

Artist
David Nash born 1945
Medium
Charcoal on paper
Dimensions
Support: 965 × 1884 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition
Purchased 1982
Reference
T03473

Catalogue entry

T03473 Family Tree, 1970–1982 1982

Charcoal on paper 38 × 74 1/4 (965 × 1884)
Inscribed ‘“FAMILY TREE”, 1970–1982. David Nash '82' and with the titles and dates of sculptures
Purchased from the artist (Grant-in-Aid) 1982

See entry on T03472. Nash's ‘Family Tree’ drawings illustrate the development of one of his sculptures from another, and this one includes the Tate Gallery's ‘Rostrum with Bonks’ (1971, T03471). It is drawn on Japanese wood bark fibre paper bought by the artist in Japan, and was framed by the Gallery in oak at his request.

Published in:
The Tate Gallery 1982-84: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1986

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