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Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
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Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)

Sculpture with Colour and Strings 1939/1961

Details
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
Sculpture with Colour and Strings 1939/1961
signed with a monogram and numbered '1/9' (on the base)
bronze with a light brown and light green patina and string
9¾ in. (25 cm.) wide
Provenance
with Waddington Galleries, London, where purchased by the present owner's family.
Literature
H. Read, Barbara Hepworth Carvings and Drawings, London, 1952, pl. 60a, plaster illustrated.
A. Bowness and J.P. Hodin, Barbara Hepworth, Neuchatel, 1961, p. 165, no. 113, plaster illustrated.
A.M. Hammacher, Modern English Sculpture, London, 1967, p. 81, another cast illustrated.
A.M. Hammacher, The Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth, New York, 1968, p. 78, no. 55, another cast illustrated.
Special Notice

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Lot Essay

Conceived in plaster in 1939 and cast in bronze in 1961 in an edition of nine, plus 0/9, an artist's copy. The original plaster was broken up in the casting process.

This work will be included as BH113B in the forthcoming revised catalogue raisonné, currently being prepared by Dr Sophie Bowness.
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