Dame Barbara HepworthSculpture with Colour (Deep Blue and Red) 1940

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Artist
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903‑1975)
Title
Sculpture with Colour (Deep Blue and Red)
Date 1940
MediumPlaster and string on plaster base
Dimensionsobject: 105 x 149 x 105 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the executors of the artist's estate 1980
Reference
T03133

Catalogue entry

Dame Barbara Hepworth1903-1975

T03133 Sculpture with Colour (Deep Blue and Red) 1940

BH 117.2

Painted plaster and string 87 x 100 x 98 (3 5/8 x 3 15/16 x 3 7/8) on plaster base 14 x 151 x 105 (5 1/2 x 6 15/16 x 4 1/8); weight 0.670 kg

Inscribed on underside ?by another hand in pencil 'Bucha[...]', in black crayon an arrow pointing to the right and stamped '99/11'

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

Provenance:
Purchased from the artist by Mary Buchanan, from whom purchased by Wilhelmina Barns-Graham, c.1949; sold to a London art dealer 1959; ...; ?Galerie Charles Lienhard, Zurich; ...; Peter Gimpel, from whom acquired by the artist

Exhibited:
Barbara Hepworth: A Retrospective, Tate Gallery Liverpool, Sept.-Dec. 1994, Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, Feb.-April 1995, Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, May-Aug. (30, repr. in col. p… (read more)

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