8 June 2001
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
signed and dated 'Barbara Hepworth/69' (lower right), inscribed and dated again 'Orchid 1969/mixed media' (on the reverse)
oil and pencil on gesso-prepared board
18¼ x 16 in. (46.3 x 40.7 cm.)
Purchased by John Spurling from the 1970 exhibition.
Anon. sale; Christie's, 18 July 1975, lot 131.
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London, Marlborough Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, recent work, sculpture paintings and prints, February-March 1970, no. 42 (illustrated).
Osaka, Gallery Kasahara, Barbara Hepworth, February-March 1978,
p. 12 (illustrated).
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