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

Three Obliques (Walk In)

Details
DAME BARBARA HEPWORTH (1903-1975)
Three Obliques (Walk In)
signed, numbered and dated 'Barbara Hepworth 0⁄2 1969' (at the base)
bronze with a green, brown and golden patina
113 ¾ x 183 ½ x 130 in. (288.9 x 466.1 x 330 cm.)
Conceived in 1968 and cast in 1969 by Morris Singer Foundry, London, in an edition of 2, plus an artist's cast.
This work is recorded as BH 473.
Provenance
with Gimpel Fils, London, where purchased by Saul Steinberg in June 1971.
A donation from the above to the Long Island Jewish Medical Center, New York.
Acquired from the above by the present owner at the 2007 exhibition.
Literature
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: Recent Work, Sculpture, Paintings, Prints, London, Marlborough Fine Art, 1970, p. 26, no. 18, another cast illustrated.
Exhibition catalogue, Open Air Sculpture at Syon Park II, London, Gimpel Fils, 1970, n.p., no. 10, another cast illustrated.
A. Bowness (ed.), The Complete Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69, London, 1971, p. 47, no. 473, pl. 14.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth, New York, Gimpel Gallery, 1971, no. 8, another cast illustrated on the cover.
Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: 50 Sculptures from 1935 to 1970, London, Gimpel Fils, 1975, n.p., no. 54, another cast illustrated.
W.J. Strachan, Open Air Sculpture in Britain: A Comprehensive Guide, London, 1984, p. 212, no. 488, another cast illustrated.
E. Rosenberg, Architect's Choice: Art in Architecture in Britain since 1945, London, 1992, pp. 94-95, another cast illustrated.
P. Curtis, Barbara Hepworth, London, 1998, pp. 42, 46, pl. 45.
C. Haberlik, U. Braun and I.D. Mazzoni, 50 Klassiker Kunstlerinnen: Malerinnen, Bildhauerinnen und Photographinnen, Gerstenberg, 2002, p. 26, another cast illustrated.
P. Curtis and C. Stephens (eds.), Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture for a Modern World, London, Tate Britain, 2015, p. 95, fig. 90, another cast illustrated.
Exhibited
London, Gimpel Fils, Open Air Sculpture at Syon Park, Summer 1969.
London, Gimpel Fils, Open Air Sculpture at Syon Park II, Summer 1970, no. 10, another cast exhibited.
Hakone, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Barbara Hepworth Exhibition, June - September 1970, no. 30, another cast exhibited.
New York, Gimpel Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, May - April 1971, no. 8, another cast exhibited.
London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth, October - November 1972, no. 32, another cast exhibited.
London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth: 50 Sculptures from 1935 to 1970, October - November 1975, no. 54, another cast exhibited at Syon Park.
Bakewell, Chatsworth House, Beyond Limits, September - November 2007, exhibition not numbered, incorrectly listed as cast '1⁄2'.

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Lot Essay

We are very 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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