23 October 1996,
Price realised GBP 17,250
GBP 8,000 - GBP 12,000
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
Standing Woman, right hand raised
signed and dated 'Hepworth 25' (on the side of the base)
bronze with a dark brown patina
16 in. (40.7 cm.) high
Conceived in 1925
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This work was produced the year after Hepworth left the Royal College of Art, London, where she was awarded the diploma in addition to a West Riding scholarship for one year's travel abroad (see note to lot 26).
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