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Creator:
David Bomberg, 1890–1957, British
Title:

Study for "Reading from Torah"

Former Title(s):

Study for "Reading the Torah"

Date:
ca. 1914
Medium:
Gouache, watercolor and graphite on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 × 12 7/8 inches (25.4 × 32.7 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed in black ink, upper center within image: "David Bom berg"; not dated

Watermarked, upper right to lower right

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Paul Mellon Fund
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1984.27.2
Classification:
Drawings & Watercolors
Collection:
Prints and Drawings
Subject Terms:
'Sefer Torah', Scroll of the Law | abstract art | composition | faces | figurative art | figures | geometric abstraction | Judaism | linear | reading | reading of the Torah ~ Jewish religion | red | sketches | stylization | Vorticism
Access:
Accessible by request in the Study Room [Request]
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Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41451
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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. 24, no. 72, N590.2 A7 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Duncan Robinson, Acquisitions : The First Decade 1977 - 1986, , Burlington Magazine, vol. 128, October 1986, p. 24, no. 72, N1 B87 128:3 OVERSIZE (YCBA)


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