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Creator:
David Bomberg, 1890–1957, British
Title:
Study for "Reading from Torah"
Date:
ca. 1914
Medium:
Gouache, watercolor and graphite on thick, slightly textured, cream wove paper
Dimensions:
Sheet: 10 x 12 7/8 inches (25.4 x 32.7 cm), Image: 8 1/16 x 8 11/16 inches (20.5 x 22 cm), Image: 5 9/16 x 2 3/16 inches (14.2 x 5.5 cm), Image: 8 11/16 x 9 1/8 inches (22.1 x 23.1 cm), and Image: 7 3/16 x 2 5/16 inches (18.2 x 5.8 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

not lettered

Watermarked, upper right to lower right

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

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]
Note: As a COVID-19 precaution, the Study Room is closed until further notice.
Exhibition History:
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20th Century Works on Paper (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-01-27 - 2000-04-30)

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

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)

Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:41451
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