Dame Barbara HepworthPierced Form (Epidauros) 1960

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Artist
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903‑1975)
Title
Pierced Form (Epidauros)
Date 1960
MediumWood
Dimensionsobject: 740 x 676 x 360 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the executors of the artist's estate 1980
Reference
T03141

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Dame Barbara Hepworth1903-1975

T03141 Pierced Form (Epidauros) 1960

BH 290

Scented guarea wood 740 x 676 x 360 (29 1/8 x 26 5/8 x 14 1/4) on a painted wood base 44 x 457 x 355 (1 3/4 x 18 x 14)

Presented by the executors of the artist's estate, in accordance with her wishes, 1980

Provenance:
Given by the artist to Simon and Sylvie Nicholson c.1963; returned to the artist's estate 1975

Exhibited:
Barbara Hepworth, Gimpel Fils, May-June 1961 (21, repr.)
Barbara Hepworth: An Exhibition of Sculptures from 1952-62, Whitechapel Art Gallery, May-June 1962 (54, repr.)
Barbara Hepworth Exhibition, 1970, Hakone Open-Air Museum, Japan, June-Sept. 1970 (11, repr.)

Literature:
Norbert Lynton, 'London Letter', Art International, vol.6, no.7, Sept. 1962, p… (read more)

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