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

Pierced Form (Toledo)

Details
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH (1903-1975)
Pierced Form (Toledo)
mahogany with string, on a black-painted wooden base
35 1/4 in. (89.5 cm.) high, excluding base
Carved in 1957.
This work is recorded as BH 232.
Provenance
Acquired directly from the artist by Charles and Peter Gimpel in 1959.
with Spruth Magers Lee, London, where purchased by the present owner in 2003.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Recent Works by Barbara Hepworth, London, Gimpel Fils, 1958, n.p., no. 8, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Leeds Centenary Musical Festival, Leeds, Arts Council of Great Britain, 1958, n.p., no. 37, illustrated.
E. Roditi, Dialogues on Art, London, 1960, pp. 96-97, illustrated.
J.P. Hodin, Barbara Hepworth, London, 1961, p. 169, no. 232, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: An Exhibition of Sculpture from 1952-1962, London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1962, n.p., no. 27, illustrated.
M. Shepherd, Barbara Hepworth, London, 1963, p. 39, pl. 10.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: Retrospective 1935-64, Copenhagen, British Council, Kunstforeningen, 1964, n.p., no. 12, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: Retrospective 1935-64, Torino, Museo De Arte Contemporanea, 1965, pp. 46-47, no. 15, illustrated.
A.M. Hammacher, Barbara Hepworth, London, 1968, p. 203, illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth, London, Gimpel Fils, 1975, n.p., no. 17, illustrated.
A. Bowness (ed.), Barbara Hepworth: A Pictorial Autobiography, London, 1985, n.p., no. 348, illustrated.
A.G. Wilkinson, exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth : Sculptures from the Estate, New York, Wildenstein, 1996, pp. 38-39, exhibition not numbered, illustrated.
S. Bowness (ed.), Barbara Hepworth: Writings and Conversations, London, 2015, p. 157.
P. Curtis and C. Stephens (eds.), exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth, London, Tate Britain, 2015, p. 92, fig. 87.
S. Bowness, Barbara Hepworth: The Sculptor in the Studio, London, 2017, p. 31, fig. 24.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth, Paris, Musée Rodin, 2019, p. 25, fig. 2.
Exhibited
London, Gimpel Fils, Recent Works by Barbara Hepworth, June 1958, no. 8.
Leeds, Arts Council of Great Britain, Town Hall, Leeds Centenary Musical Festival, October 1958, no. 37.
São Paulo, British Council, Museu De Arte Moderna, 5th São Paulo Bienal, September - December 1959: this exhibition travelled to Montevideo, Comision National De Bellas Artes, April - May 1960; Buenos Aires, Museo Nacional De Bellas Artes, May - June 1960; Santiago, Universidad De Santiago Art Gallery, September - October 1960.
London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth: An Exhibition of Sculpture from 1952-1962, May 1962, no. 27.
Copenhagen, British Council, Kunstforeningen, Barbara Hepworth: Retrospective 1935-64, September - October 1964, no. 12: this exhibition travelled to Stockholm, Moderna Museet, November - December 1964; Helsinki, Ateneum, January - February 1965; Oslo, Kunstnernes Hus, March 1965; Otterlo, Rijksmuseum Kroller Muller, May - July 1965; Basel, Kunsthalle, September - October 1965; Torino, Museo De Arte Contemporanea, October - December 1965, no. 15; Karlsruhe, Badischer Kunstverein, February 1966; and Essen, Folkwang Museum, April 1966.
London, Tate Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, April - May 1968, no. 86.
London, Austin Reed, The St Ives Group: Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture and Ceramics, September 1968, no. 68.
Plymouth, City Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, June - August 1970, no. 31.
Nice, 5th Salon International de la Femme, October 1970, no. B.H. 830.
London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth, October - November 1975, no. 17.
London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth, October - November 1994, exhibition not numbered, ex. cat.
New York, Wildenstein, Barbara Hepworth: Sculptures from the Estate, October - November 1996, exhibition not numbered.
Special notice
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.

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Lot Essay

We are grateful to Dr Sophie Bowness for her assistance with the cataloguing apparatus for this work. Dr Sophie Bowness is preparing the revised catalogue raisonné of Hepworth’s sculpture.

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