signed, inscribed and dated ‘BRITISH LIBRARY/NEWTON/AFTER/BLAKE/EDUARDO PAOLOZZI/1995’ (on the reverse)
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British Library, Newton (After Blake), 1995
Scotland, National Galleries of Scotland, Paolozzi, 1999 (illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, p. 72, fig. 97);
London, Flowers, Eduardo Paolozzi Projects 1975 – 2000, 2005 (illustrated in the exhibition catalogue, p. 31);
Chichester, Otter Gallery, University of Chichester, Ingram Loan Exhibition, March – April 2012;
Woking, The Lightbox, The Ingram Collection: Colourful Lives of Artists, 30 April – 30 June 2013
Eduardo Paolozzi’s monumental bronze sculpture Newton After William Blake, 1995 stands in the piazza of the British Library, Sir Colin St John Wilson was instrumental in getting Paolozzi to take the commission and Paolozzi worked on many versions of the sculpture. The plaster relief was one of a number of studies made around the subject.