3 February 2004
Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
numbered '1/7' (on the bottom edge)
bronze with green patina
Height: 25¾ in. (65.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1962 and cast in an edition of seven plus one
New Art Centre, London.
S. Rothman, London.
Anonymous sale, Christie's, London, 24 June 1986, lot 218.
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A. Bowness (ed.), The Complete Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth, 1960-1969, London, 1971, no. 353 (another cast illustrated p. 37).
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