Dame Barbara Hepworth1903-1975
T03155 Two Figures (Heroes) 1954
Oil and pencil on hardboard
1830 x 1205 (72 x 42)
Inscribed in pencil 'Barbara Hepworth | 1954' t.l.
Inscribed on the back in pencil over two areas of white paint 'Barbara Hepworth | Two Figures (heroes) | oil Jan 1954 | 72" x 48" ' and 'dedicated to | Paul & John | pilot and navigator, killed February 13th 1953'
Presented by the executors of the artist's estate, in accordance with her wishes, 1980
Barbara Hepworth: A Retrospective Exhibition of Carvings and Drawings from 1927-1954, Whitechapel Art Gallery, April-June 1954 (198)
Three British Artists: Hepworth, Bacon, Scott, Martha Jackson Gallery, New York, 1954 (not in cat…