British Art: The Jubilee Auction

British Art: The Jubilee Auction

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Property from an Important American Collection

Dame Barbara Hepworth


Auction Closed

June 29, 08:07 PM GMT


700,000 - 1,000,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property from an Important American Collection

Dame Barbara Hepworth

1903 - 1975


signed Barbara Hepworth, dated 1969 CAST 1970, numbered 4/9 and stamped with foundry mark Morris Singer FOUNDERS LONDON (on the base)


height (including base): 75.5cm.; 29¾in.

Conceived in 1969 and cast in 1970, the present work is number 4 from the edition of 9 + 0.

This work will be included in the revised catalogue raisonné of Barbara Hepworth's sculpture being prepared by Dr. Sophie Bowness under the catalogue no. BH 505.




1903 - 1975年


款識:藝術家簽名 Barbara Hepworth、紀年1969 CAST 1970、標記4/9並蓋印鑄造廠章 Morris Singer FOUNDERS LONDON(底座)


高(連底座):75.5 公分;29¾ 英寸


本作將收錄於蘇菲・鮑內斯博士正在整理的芭芭拉・赫普沃斯女爵士雕塑專題目錄內,圖錄編號為 BH 505。

Acquired by The Morris Singer Sculpture Association Ltd in April 1971

Sale, Sotheby’s, London, 2 July 1980, lot 185, where acquired by the Alwin Gallery, London

Marlborough Fine Art, London, where acquired by the grandmother of the present owner in 1985, and thence by descent

Alan Bowness (ed.), The Complete Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69, 1971, Praeger Publishers, New York, no. 499, illustrated p. 50 (another cast)
Walter John Strachan, Open Air Sculpture in Britain: A Comprehensive Guide, Tate Gallery, London, 1984, no. 141, p. 78, illustrated p. 79 (another cast)
David Fraser Jenkins, Barbara Hepworth: A Guide to the Tate Gallery Collection at London and St Ives, Cornwall, Tate Publishing Ltd, London, 1982, p. 40 (another cast)
Matthew Gale and Chris Stephens (eds.), Barbara Hepworth: Works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum St Ives, Tate Gallery Publishing, London, 1999, no. 71, illustrated p. 259 (another cast)