In this work, Nicholson abandoned traditional picture space, tipping up the abstract arrangement of outlined forms flat against the picture plane.
- Oil and pencil Dimensions: 30 x 47 cm
- Art Fund grant:
- £43,667 ( Total: £140,000)
- Acquired in:
- Private collector
The stylised profiles are portraits of himself (right) and Barbara Hepworth (left).
Sir Michael Sadler; his sale at the Leicester Galleries, January 1944; Sir John Summerson; J.Aboulafia from whom it was bought by the vendor in 1989.
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