Dame Barbara HepworthConversation with Magic Stones 1973

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Artist
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903‑1975)
Title
Conversation with Magic Stones
Date 1973
MediumBronze
Dimensionsobject: 2692 x 635 x 457 mm object: 2743 x 584 x 470 mm object: 2820 x 482 x 533 mm object: 800 x 1308 x 914 mm object: 863 x 1066 x 1219 mm object: 927 x 1219 x 609 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Accepted by HM Government in lieu of tax and allocated to the Tate Gallery 1984
Reference
T03851

Catalogue entry

This page comprises two separate full catalogue texts.

Dame Barbara Hepworth1903-1975

T03851 Conversation with Magic Stones1973

BH 567; cast 2/2

Six bronze forms on bronze bases, approx. 4800 x 4100 (189 x 162) overall

Figure 1: 2692 x 635 x 457 (106 x 25 x 18); Figure 2: 2743 x 584 x 470 (108 x 23 x 18); Figure 3: 2820 x 482 x 533 (111 x 19 x 21) each on a bronze base 762 x 610 x 102 (30 x 24 x 4); weight 430 kg each
Magic stone 1: 800 x 1308 x 914 (31 1/2 x 51 1/2 x 36); Magic stone 2: 863 x 1066 x 1219 (34 x 42 x 48); Magic stone 3: 927 x 1219 x 609 (36 1/2 x 48 x 24) each on a bronze base 610 x 610 x 102 (24 x 24 x 4); weight 320 kg each

All but the figure on the left as viewed from the garden (Figure 3): cast foundry mark on side of base 'Morris | Singer | FOUNDERS | LONDON' l. and cast inscription 'Barbara Hepworth 2/2' r… (read more)

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