The Wrestlers by Henri Gaudier-Brzeska

Drawing characterised by an almost naive, primitivistic simplicity of outline, achieved with repeated fine pen strokes over lightly sketched pencil drawing.

Details

Medium:
Ink over pencil
Dimensions:
42 x 52 cm
Art Fund grant:
£2,500 ( Total: £10,000)
Acquired in:
1997
Vendor:
Anthony Hepworth Fine Art

Drawn during his time in England betwen 1911-14.

Provenance

Leicester Galleries (date unkown) orig. framed by E. Alden (in business 1918-39): Private collection, Canada: Ritchie, Toronto 5.6.90 (70): Private Collection

Venue details

Leeds Art Gallery The Headrow, LEEDS West Yorkshire LS1 3AA 0113 247 8256 www.leeds.gov.uk/artgallery

Entry details

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Offers with National Art Pass

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