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Great Britain 1892 – 1984

  • also worked in France

Lines in space no. 4 [Lines in space no.4 (Ficelles tendus)] 1936 Materials & Technique: sculptures, construction with threads and collage Support: wooden box construction: threads with collage of cut felt and painted textiles on painted canvas backing board

Primary Insc: signed and dated, black ink, on label verso, "Paule Vézelay. 1936"
Secondary Insc: inscribed, blue ink, on two overlapping labels verso, "HAUT / Collage. No: 4 / Paule Vezelay. 1936 [arrow up] / ficelles tendus"
Tertiary Insc: labels at verso, clockwise on backing board ( removed 2015 - see image attached): England & co label for 1988 exhibition label (as above) Robinot Freres & cie label for transport, for 1938 exhibition The Tate Galley label for 1983 exhibition label for 1938 exhibition IVAM label for 1990 exhibition
Dimensions: 30.0 h x 25.5 w x 6.0 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1994
Accession No: NGA 94.1231
  • with the artist at her death in 1984;
  • estate of the artist;
  • from whom bought through England & Co., London, by the National Gallery of Australia, August 1994