22 May 1996
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
Project for Sculpture (Meridian)
signed and dated 'Barbara Hepworth 1957' (lower right), signed and dated again and inscribed 'Barbara Hepworth one of the drawings which led towards Meridian 1957 "project for sculpture" oil' (on the reverse)
oil on gesso-prepared board
21½ x 12in. (54.5 x 30.5cm.)
Scottish Gallery, Edinburgh.
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A comparable work 'Figures (summer) yellow and white' dating from the same year is recorded as pl.41 in A. Bowness (Ed.), Barbara Hepworth Drawings from a Sculptor's Landscape, London, 1966.
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