Dame Barbara HepworthStringed Figure (Curlew), Version II 1956, edition 1959

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Artist
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903‑1975)
Title
Stringed Figure (Curlew), Version II
Date 1956, edition 1959
MediumBrass and string on wooden base
Dimensionsobject: 514 x 768 x 432 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the executors of the artist's estate 1980
Reference
T03137

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Dame Barbara Hepworth1903-1975

T03137 String Figure (Curlew), Version II 1956, edition 1959

BH 225 version II; edition no. 1/3 A

Brass and cotton string 530 x 755 x 490 (20 7/8 x 29 3/4 x 19 1/4) on wood veneer base 47 x 457 x 355 (1 5/8 x 18 x 14)

Incised on brass base '1/3A' r

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

Exhibited (ý = unidentified version, ü = other version):
Barbara Hepworth: An Exhibition of Sculpture from 1952-1962, Whitechapel Art Gallery, May-June 1962 (24ý, repr.)
Barbara Hepworth, BC European tour, 1964-6, Kunstforeningen, Copenhagen, Sept.-Oct. 1964 (11ü), Moderna Museet, Stockholm, Nov.-Dec. 1964 (12ü, repr.), Ateneum, Helsinki, Jan.-Feb. 1965 (11ü), Utstilling I Kunstnernes Hus, Oslo, March (11ü), Rietveld Pavilion, Rijksmuseum Kröller-Müller, Otterlo, May-July (15ü), Kunsthalle Basel, Sept.-Oct. (10ü), Galleria Civica d'Arte Moderna, Turin, Oct.-Nov. 1965 (13ü), Badischer Kunstverein, Karlsruhe, Feb… (read more)

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