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TAKING SHAPE: 20TH CENTURY SCULPTURE FROM THE BLOCH FAMILY COLLECTION

Barbara Hepworth
SCULPTURE WITH COLOUR
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TAKING SHAPE: 20TH CENTURY SCULPTURE FROM THE BLOCH FAMILY COLLECTION

Barbara Hepworth
SCULPTURE WITH COLOUR
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Details & Cataloguing

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Barbara Hepworth
1903 - 1975
SCULPTURE WITH COLOUR
inscribed with the artist's initials BH, dated 1940, numbered 9/9 and inscribed with the foundry mark MS
polished bronze and string with original bronze base
height: 7.3cm., 2 7/8 in. (not including base)
height: 9.8cm., 3 7/8 in. (including base)
Conceived in 1940 and cast in bronze by the Morris Singer Foundry, London in 1964 in an edition of 9 plus 0. Another edition of 9 plus 0 was cast in 1968.
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This work will be included in the revised Catalogue raisonné of Sculpture by Barbara Hepworth being prepared by Dr Sophie Bowness under catalogue no. BH 117F.

Provenance

Lady Patricia Ramsay, UK (sale: Christie's, London, 12th July 1974)
Waddington Galleries Ltd, London
Bloch Family (acquired from the above in 1974)

Literature

Art in Britain 1930-1940 (exhibition catalogue), Marlborough Fine Art, London, 1965, illustration of the plaster n.p.
Barbara Hepworth (exhibition catalogue), Tate Gallery, London, 1968, no. 37, illustration of another cast n.p.
Barbara Hepworth (exhibition catalogue), City Art Gallery, Plymouth, 1970, no. 12, illustration of another cast n.p.
Sophie Bowness (ed.), Barbara Hepworth, The Plasters, The Gift to Wakefield, Farnham, 2011, no. 2, illustrations of the plaster and another cast p. 104

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