DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH (1903-1975)
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH (1903-1975)
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH (1903-1975)
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DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH (1903-1975)

Coré

Details
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH (1903-1975)
Coré
numbered ‘6/7’ (at the base)
bronze with a green patina, on a slate base
29 1⁄4 in. (74.2 cm.) high, excluding base
Conceived in marble in 1955-56 and cast in bronze in 1960.
This work is recorded as BH 208 B.
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist by the previous owners in 1968.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 25 June 2015, lot 25, where purchased by the present owner.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth, Zürich, Galerie Charles Lienhard, 1960, n.p., no. 2, another cast illustrated.
J.P. Hodin, Barbara Hepworth, London, 1960, p. 168, no. 208, pl. 208, marble version illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Sculpture 1961, Cardiff, National Museum of Wales, Welsh Committee of the Arts Council, 1961, n.p., no. 17, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Englische Maler und Bildhauer, Zürich, Gimpel Hanover Galerie, 1963, no. 41, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture and Drawings, Zürich, Gimpel Hanover Galerie, 1963, n.p., no. 4b, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture and Drawings, London, Gimpel Fils, 1964, n.p., no. 4b, another cast illustrated.
‘Pulse of the Eternal Mind’, Thought, Delhi, 20 November 1965, p. 21, another cast illustrated.
‘British Sculptress’, Modern Review, Delhi, vol. 119, no. 4, April 1966, p. 299.
Exhibition catalogue, British Sculpture: The Collection of Leicestershire Education Authority, London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1967, p. 16, no. 24, illustrated.
Report of the Committee of the Whitworth Art Gallery, 1968, another cast illustrated.
A. Bowness, A Guide to the Barbara Hepworth Museum, St Ives, 1976, no. 12, another version listed.
Exhibition catalogue, Growing Up with Art: The Leicestershire Collection for Schools and Colleges, London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1980, pp. 18-19, 32, no. 74, illustrated.
D.F. Jenkins, Barbara Hepworth: A Guide to the Tate Gallery Collection at London and St Ives, Cornwall, London, 1982, p. 29, another cast illustrated.
A. Bowness (intro.), The Tate Gallery 1980-82: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London, 1984, p. 114, no. T03135, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: Ten Sculptures 1951-73, London, New Art Centre, 1987, n.p., no. 7, another cast illustrated.
M. Gale and C. Stephens, Barbara Hepworth: Works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum St Ives, London, 1999, pp. 145-147, no. 33, another cast illustrated.
S. Bowness (ed.), Barbara Hepworth. The Plasters. The Gift to Wakefield, Farnham, 2011, p. 108.
Exhibited
Manchester, Arts Council of Great Britain, City Art Gallery, Northern Artists, July - August 1960, no. 27, as ‘Figure (Coré), 1960’, another cast exhibited: this exhibition travelled to Sheffield, Graves Art Gallery, August - September 1960; Newcastle-upon-Tyne, Laing Art Gallery, September - October 1960; Bolton, Art Gallery, October 1960; Bradford, City Art Gallery, November 1960; and Carlisle, Public Library and Art Gallery, December 1960.
Zürich, Galerie Charles Lienhard, Barbara Hepworth, October 1960, no. 2, another cast exhibited.
Cardiff, Welsh Committee of the Arts Council, National Museum of Wales, Sculpture 1961, July - September 1961, no. 17, another cast exhibited: this exhibition travelled to Swansea, Glynn Vivian Art Gallery, September 1961; Aberystwyth, National Library of Wales, October 1961; and Bangor, University College, November 1961.
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth: An Exhibition of Sculpture from 1952-1962, May - June 1962, no. 16.
Farnham, Ashgate Gallery, British Sculpture Today, July 1962, no. 42, another cast exhibited.
St Ives, Penwith Gallery, Penwith Society of Arts in Cornwall, First Summer Exhibition, 1962, no. 116, another cast exhibited.
London, John Lewis Partnership, Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture and Drawings, April 1963, no. 3, another cast exhibited.
Zürich, Gimpel Hanover Galerie, Englische Maler und Bildhauer, August - September 1963, no. 41, another cast exhibited.
Zürich, Gimpel Hanover Galerie, Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture and Drawings, November 1963 - January 1964, no. 4b, another cast exhibited.
Oxford, Somerville College, on long term loan, 1963 - 1964.
London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture and Drawings, June 1964, no. 4b, another cast exhibited.
Little Missenden, Little Missenden Festival, October 1965, another cast exhibited, catalogue not traced.
Delhi, Lalit Kala Akademi Gallery, Lalit Kala Akademi and British Council, Nine Living British Sculptors, November - December 1965, no. 23: this exhibition travelled to Calcutta, Government College of Arts and Crafts, December 1965; Madras, Rajaji Hall, January 1966; and Bombay, Jehangir Art Gallery, February 1966.
Arnhem, 5e Internationale Beeldententoonstellung Sonsbeek ‘66, May - September 1966, no. 97, another cast exhibited.
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, British Sculpture: The Collection of Leicestershire Education Authority, December 1967 - February 1968, no. 24.
London, Tate Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, April - May 1968, no. 76, another cast exhibited.
Kendal, Abbot Hall Art Gallery, British Painting and Sculpture 1924-1969 from the collection of Leicestershire Education Authority, June-July 1969, catalogue not traced.
Plymouth, City Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, June - August 1970, no. 35, another cast exhibited.
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Arts Council of Great Britain, Growing Up with Art: The Leicestershire Collection for Schools and Colleges, September - October 1980, no. 74: this exhibition travelled to Carmarthen, Henry Thomas Gallery, November - December 1980; Nottingham, Midland Group, December 1980 - January 1981; Barnsley, Cooper Gallery, February - March 1981; Kirkcaldy, Art Gallery, March - April 1981; Durham, D.L.I. Museum and Arts Centre, April - May 1981; and Southport, Atkinson Art Gallery, June - July 1981.
London, New Art Centre, Barbara Hepworth: Ten Sculptures 1951-73, November 1987 - January 1988, no. 7, another cast exhibited.
London, New Art Centre, St Ives Exhibition, September - October 1988, no. 16, another cast exhibited.
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