Dame Barbara HepworthTorso 1928

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Artist
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903‑1975)
Title
Torso
Date 1928
MediumHoptonwood stone on wooden base
Dimensionsobject: 362 x 171 x 102 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the executors of the artist's estate 1980
Reference
T03128

Catalogue entry

Dame Barbara Hepworth1903-1975

T03128 Torso1928

BH 12

Hoptonwood stone 360 x 170 x 100 (14 1/4 x 6 3/4 x 4) on poplar base 42 x 305 x 187 (1 5/8 x 13 3/4 x 7 3/8)

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

Provenance:
Acquired from the artist by A.J. McNeill Reid, 1928; sold by his widow Sotheby's 22 April 1970 (96, repr.), bt Gimpel Fils and the artist jointly

Exhibited:
Sculpture, Engravings and Drawings by Barbara Hepworth, William Morgan, John Skeaping, Beaux Arts Gallery, London, June 1928 (7)
Sculpture, Drawings and Drypoints by John Skeaping and Barbara Hepworth, and Engravings and Drawings by William E.C. Morgan, Alex Reid and Lefevre, Glasgow, Sept… (read more)

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