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Study for a Figure in a Composition (circa 1919-21)

David Garshen Bomberg

graphite and gouache on paper

Tate, London, Liverpool and St Ives

Study for a Figure in a Composition (circa 1919-21)

Details

Classification:

Drawing and Watercolour

Materials:

Graphite, Gouache, Paper

Dimensions:

31.1 x 20.3 cm

Accession Number:

T03262

Credit:

Presented in memory of the artist by Mr and Mrs J. Newmark through the Contemporary Art Society, 1981

Scheme:

Gift

Ownership history:

Gifted to the Contemporary Art Society, in memory of the artist, by Mr and Mrs J. Newmark, the artist's sister, 1981; presented to the Tate Gallery, 1981

Subject:

Dance, Figure, Movement
One of two studies for the same part of an unknown composition of figures. This has an additional figure on the left-hand side. The pose of the figure on the right, with curiously turned-out feet, resembles that of the woman in the oil study for At the Window (1919). It was one of 28 works gifted by the artist’s sister Kitty and her husband James Newmark to the Contemporary Art Society in 1981 and presented to the Tate Gallery in 1981.

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