Study for a Sculpture

© the artist's estate / Bridgeman Images. Image credit: Jerwood Collection

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These two geometric figures are believed to be a study for Maquette for Winged Figures III (1961). Chadwick began his career as a draftsman in an architect’s office. He designed textiles, furniture, hanging mobiles, and was also a printmaker, before becoming established as a sculptor.

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Study for a Sculpture




pencil, pen, black ink & blue-black wash on paper


H 51 x W 39.5 cm

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Acquisition method

purchased, 1995

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Signature/marks description

Signed and dated, lower right: ‘Chadwick 61’; dedicated and dated indistinctly, lower left, rubbed out: ‘To James … …III.61’


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