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    Sale 1995

    Impressionist And Modern Art Day Sale

    7 May 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 432

    Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)

    Disk with Strings (Sun)

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
    Disk with Strings (Sun)
    numbered '5/9' (on the back of the base)
    polished bronze with strings
    Height with base: 21 1/8 in. (53.7 cm.)
    Conceived in 1969; this bronze version executed by 1970


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    Provenance

    Gimpel Weitzenhoffer, Ltd., New York.
    Eleanor S. and John M. Shoenberg, St. Louis (acquired from the above, February 1971); sale, Christie's, New York, 15 May 1997, lot 345.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the revised provenance for this work:
    Gimpel Weitzenhoffer, Ltd., New York.
    Eleanor S. and John M. Shoenberg, St. Louis (acquired from the above, February 1971); sale, Christie's, New York, 15 May 1997, lot 345.
    Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.

    Please note the exhibition history for this work:
    New York, Arnold Herstand Gallery, Ten British Masters, October-December 1987, no. 16.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY OF A SAN FRANCISCO COLLECTOR


    Literature

    A. Bowness, ed., The Complete Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69, London, 1971, p. 48, no. 485 (another cast illustrated, pl. 186).


    Exhibited

    New York, Arnold Herstand Gallery, Ten British Masters, October-December 1987, no. 16.