30 May 1997
Victor Pasmore, R.A. (b.1908)
Line and Space No.20
signed with a monogram and dated '64' (on the reverse)
oil and gravure on panel with glass
31½ x 27¾ in. (80 x 70.5 cm.) overall
Purchased by the present owner at the 1964 exhibition.
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London, Marlborough New London Gallery, Victor Pasmore, May 1964, no.33 (illustrated).
London, Tate Gallery, Victor Pasmore Retrospective exhibition 1925-1965, May-June 1965, no.191, pl.64.
This work is the second version of 'Symbolic Abstract' of 1963 which was intended as an extension of the famous concept of Vitruvius of a man standing, with arms and legs outstretched, inside a circle inscribed within a square.
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