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Creator:
Wyndham Lewis, 1882–1957, British
Title:

Abstract Figure Study

Date:
1921
Medium:
Pen and black ink with white gouache on medium, smooth, cream wove printed paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 3/8 x 6 7/8 inches (26.4 x 17.5 cm), Image: 10 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches (26 x 17.5 cm), and Image: 8 1/4 x 6 7/8 inches (20.9 x 17.5 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Lettered in red printed ink, lower left to lower right on back, written upside-down: "A REVIEW OF THE ARTS OF | PAINTING, SCULPTURE AND DESIGN | Edited by WYNDHAM LEWIS. | PUBLISHERS: | THE EGOIST PRESS, | 2, ROBERT STREET, | ADELPHI, | LONDON. | PUBLISHED (APRIL 1921) at 1s. 6d. | To be produced at intervals of 2 or 3 months. | SUBSCRIPTION for 4 numbers, 6s. 6d., postage free. | Abonnement pour l'Etranger, 6s. 8d."

Inscribed on verso in graphite, lower right: "3" (encircled)

Signed and dated in pen and black ink, lower right within image: "W.L. | 1921." (partially underlined)

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1985.30
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
abstract art | figure study | figures | forms | landscape | monochrome | people | text | Vorticism
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:10947
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Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977-1986, Yale Center for British Art , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 1986, p. 27, no. 105, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 27, no. 105, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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