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Drawing - No Title 1

No Title 1

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    Great Britain (possibly, made)

  • Date:

    2005 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Chervin, Catalina, born 1953 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Pencil, pen and ink

  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level H, case WD, shelf 214, box A

Argentinian artist Catalina Chervin's drawings are not planned, and she does not make preparatory sketches. Instead she builds up an initial 'framework' by first covering the paper with short lines. She lets her hand move freely, allowing the drawing to emerge. The result here is a dense labyrinth of visceral forms, perhaps derived from the artist's early medical training.

Physical description

The background of the drawing is shaded in pencil. In the lower half of the drawing is an abstract pen and ink design.

Place of Origin

Great Britain (possibly, made)


2005 (made)


Chervin, Catalina, born 1953 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Pencil, pen and ink

Marks and inscriptions

'C CHERVIN 2005'
Signed and dated in bottom right-hand corner


Height: 28.7 cm, Width: 24.1 cm

Object history note

This drawing is part of the '40 Artists - 40 Drawings' series acquired as a group in 2007

Descriptive line

'No Title 1', abstract drawing by Catalina Chervin, 2005


Pencil; Pen and ink






Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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