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Paule Vézelay

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A Circle, A Form and Two White Lines

1970
Paule Vézelay, A Circle, A Form and Two White Lines, 1970

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A Circle, A Form and Two White Lines was created by Paule Vézelay in 1970 and is one of nine limited edition silkscreen prints generously made available by the estate of the artist in support of Tate.

From 1930, Vézelay made abstract paintings which became progressively simple in form. In 1934 she joined the international group ‘Abstraction-Création’ along with such artists as Jean (Hans) Arp, Jean Hélion, Alexander Calder, Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth. Her work was characterised by simple organic forms floating against a flat field, which reflected her interest in the representation of three-dimensional form on a flat surface. She continued to revisit this theme in her 1970s screen prints and throughout her career.

The limited edition of 35 and is signed and numbered by the artist and comes unframed.
  • Artist Paule Vézelay
  • Artwork A Circle, A Form and Two White Lines
  • Dimensions 76 x 56 cm
  • Material Silkscreen print on paper
  • Edition 33 of 35, signed and numbered
  • Date of work 1970
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Paule Vézelay (b. Bristol, UK, 1892–1984) was a British painter, recognised by some as Britain’s first abstract artist. Born Marjorie Watson-Williams, she grew up in Bristol and trained at the Slade and London School of Art. From 1920 she spent much time in Paris, and settled there in 1926. Her studio was a street away from Picasso’s, and she became part of the group of artists who contributed to the revolution in modern art of the 1920s. During this time, she adopted the name ‘Paule Vézelay’ to obscure both her nationality and gender.

Vézelay’s only major retrospective was at The Tate Gallery (now Tate Britain) in 1983, just a year before her death. For this reason she has become far better known now than she was during her lifetime. Her work is represented in museums and public collections in Britain and abroad, including Tate, the British Museum, the Imperial War Museum, the National Portrait Gallery, the V&A, the Ashmolean Museum, Kunstmuseum Basel, and the Austrian National Gallery.
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Delivery & returns

Delivery times

We aim to deliver shop products within:

UK – 1-2 weeks

Europe – 2-4 weeks

Rest of world – 2-4 weeks

Delivery costs

We currently offer free standard delivery on UK orders over £50. Please note that this is offer is valid only online. Our other delivery costs are as follows.

For orders under £50:

UK – £3.60 per order

Europe – £12 per order

Rest of world – £28 per order

Limited editions

Due to the nature of our Limited Edition artworks, Tate offers rates for packaging materials to sufficiently protect the works and a fully insured, door-to-door courier service, for both UK and international shipping.

Unframed prints and small works:
UK – £30 each
Europe – £120 each
Rest of world – £150 each
 
Framed works and 3D objects:
UK – £50 each
Europe – £150 each
Rest of world – £180 each
 
Please note that some 3D artworks require bespoke shipping quotes, including Phyllida Barlow's Catch, 2016 and Taryn Simon's Anthem, 2015.
 

Wine

Our collection of wines is only available for delivery in the UK. We currently offer free delivery on orders over £100, using a specialist white glove service within the M25 area.

UK only – £20 per order

Please note that our wines can only be purchased by those aged 18 years and over. Customers will be asked to provide proof of age upon delivery.

Here’s more information on delivery.

Refunds & returns

Please contact our customer service team within 45 days if you need to return anything from your order. We will be happy to offer you a full refund, replacement or exchange on any items excluding custom prints and pierced earrings.

Unfortunately, after 14 working days we cannot refund any delivery charges or cover the cost of returning the item. You can contact our customer service team by email at: shop.online@tate.org.uk or by phone on +44 (0)20 7887 8888 (Monday – Friday, 9.45–18.00).

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