About the dealer

Open by appointment and online

About the object

Relief Construction 1955-64 by John Ernest

Perstop, stainless steel and birch ply

H  46.00 cm (18.11 in)  |  W  92.00 cm (36.22 in)

Origin: United Kingdom, 1955

Marks: Signed, dated & inscribed with title verso

Condition: Very good

James Crabtree

ICA, John Ernest Constructions 1955-1964, 1964 no.3 
Towards a Rational Aesthetic, Constructive Art in Post-war Britain, Osborne Samuel, 2007, no. 11 
Decade 56/66 Abstract & Constructed, JHW Fine Art & Tadema Gallery, 2005, illustrated 
Constructed Abstract Art in England - A Neglected Avant-Garde, Alastair Grieve 2005 p.197

In 1964 the ICA exhibited 17 of his constructions and examples of his work are held by the Tate and Arts Council Collections.

Stock number