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    Sale 7637

    20th Century British Art

    12 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 137

    Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)

    Two forms (Domino)

    Price Realised  

    Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
    Two forms (Domino)
    signed, numbered and dated 'Barbara Hepworth 1969 3/9 MS' (on the front edge of the base)
    bronze with a polished gold patina
    8¼ in. (21 cm.) high


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    Cast number 9 of 9 of Two forms (Domino) was sold in these rooms on 6 June 2008 for £56,450.

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    Provenance

    with Gimpel Gallery, New York.
    with Marlborough Gallery Inc., New York, where acquired by Dr and Mrs Jerome H. Hirschmann, 5 December 1972.
    Dr and Mrs Jerome H. Hirschmann; Sotheby's, New York, 7 May 2003, lot 316.


    Literature

    Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth, New York, Gimpel Gallery, 1971, no. 13, illustrated.
    A. Bowness (ed.), The complete sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69, London, 1971, pp. 48-9, no. 486, another cast illustrated.


    Exhibited

    New York, Gimpel Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, March - April 1971, no. 13.