DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH  |  ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH  |  ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH  |  ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH  |  ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH  |  ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)
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DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH | ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)

Estimate: 250,000 - 350,000 GBP

DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH | ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)

Estimate: 250,000 - 350,000 GBP

Lot sold:1,275,000GBP

Description

DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH

1903-1975

ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)


brass with strings

height (including base): 51 cm.; 20 in.

Conceived in 1956, the present work is number 8 from the edition of 8.


We are grateful to Dr Sophie Bowness for her kind assistance with the cataloguing apparatus for the present work, which will feature in her forthcoming revised catalogue raisonné of the Artist's sculpture as cat. no. BH221.

Condition Report

To request a condition report, please contact Rachel.Davis@sothebys.com

Provenance

Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by the previous owner, 1975

By whom gifted to the present owner in 2019

Literature

J.P. Hodin, Barbara Hepworth, Lund Humphries, London, 1961, no. 221, p. 169

Exhibited

London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth: 50 sculptures from 1935 to 1970, 7 October - 15 November 1975 (another cast) 

Valencia, Institut Valencià d'Art Modern, Barbara Hepworth, 2 September - 14 November 2004, illustrated p. 173 (another cast)

DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH  |  ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH | ORPHEUS (MAQUETTE I)
Lot Closed