Lot 161
  • 161

Barbara Hepworth

Estimate
60,000 - 80,000 GBP
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Description

  • Barbara Hepworth
  • DISC WITH STRINGS (SUN)
  • numbered 2 on the underside
  • bronze with string
  • height: 47cm., 18 1/2 in.

Provenance

Private Collection (acquired from the artist)
Acquired by the present owner circa 1970

Exhibited

London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth - 50 Sculptures from 1935 to 1970, 1975, no. 55, illustrated in the catalogue
Osaka & Tokyo, Kasahara Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, 1978, no. 6, illustrated in the catalogue
London, Beaux Arts Gallery, Modern British Sculpture, 1994, illustrated in colour on the back cover of the catalogue 
London, Robert Sandelson, Barbara Hepworth, 2001-02, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature

Barbara Hepworth: Recent Work, Sculpture, Paintings, Prints (exhibition catalogue), Malborough Fine Art, London, 1970, no. 24. illustration of another cast p. 29
Alan Bowness (ed.), The Complete Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69, London, 1971, no. 485, illustration of another cast pl. 186

Condition

Gold, polished patina. There is some very minor pitting to the centre of the top of the composition which is probably inherent to the execution of the work. There are some minor verticle marks, possibly inherent to the execution process, to the top edge of the circle and to the bottom edge of the circle. Otherwise this work is in good original condition.
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