Dame Barbara HepworthThe Artist's Hand 1943-4, cast 1967

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Artist
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903‑1975)
Title
The Artist's Hand
Date 1943-4, cast 1967
MediumBronze on wooden base
Dimensionsobject: 60 x 190 x 102 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the executors of the artist's estate 1980
Reference
T03154

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Dame Barbara Hepworth1903-1975

T03154 The Artist's Hand 1943-4, cast 1967

BH 434; cast 2/7

Bronze 58 x 186 x 92 (2 3/8 x 7 5/16 x 3 5/8) on a mahogany base 30 x 224 x 122 (1 3/16 x 8 3/4 x 4 13/16)

Cast foundry mark 'CIRE P[ERDU] | Morris Singer | FO[UNDRY] | LON[DON]' and cast inscription '2/7'on end of wrist

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

Exhibited (ý = unidentified cast, ü = other cast):
Barbara Hepworth: Carvings and Bronzes, Marlborough Gallery and Marlborough Gallery, New York, May-June 1979 (26ý, repr. p.13, as Barbara Hepworth's Hand (1943-4), not NY)

Literature:
Alan Bowness (ed.), The Complete Sculpture of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69, London 1971, p.44, no… (read more)

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