Dame Barbara Hepworth
MINIATURE OF WINGED FIGURE
aluminium and stringing
height (excluding base): 26.5cm.; 10½in.
Conceived and cast in 1967, the present work is the prototype from the edition of 9 plus 1.
Gimpel Fils, London, where acquired by a Private American Collector in 1975 and thence by descent to the previous owner
Their sale, Sotheby's New York, 6th November 2015, lot 111, where acquired by the present owner
London, Tate, Barbara Hepworth: Retrospective 1927-67, 3rd April - 19th May 1968, cat. no.184 (another cast);
London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth: 50 Sculptures from 1935 to 1970, 7th October - 15th November 1975, cat. no.36, illustrated (this cast).
Alan Bowness (ed.) The Complete Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69, Lund Humphries, London, 1971, cat. no.BH450, illustrated p.45 (another cast).