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Corymb by 
																	Barbara Hepworth

Dame Barbara Hepworth

( British, 1903 - 1975 )

Corymb

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LOT DETAILS

Materials:

bronze with a light green patina

Measurements:

11.00 in. (27.94 cm.) (height) by 1.00 in. (2.54 cm.) (width) by 2.00 in. (5.08 cm.) (width)

Size Notes:

11 1?2 in. (29.2 cm.) high Conceived in 1959 and cast by Morris Singer

Description:

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Exhibited:

Zürich, Galerie Charles Lienhard, Barbara Hepworth - New Sculptures and Drawings, October 1960, no. 16, another cast exhibited. London, Gimpel Fils, Barbara Hepworth, new sculptures and drawings, May 1961, no. 10, another cast exhibited. London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth: an exhibition of sculpture from 1952-62, May 1962, no. 50, another cast exhibited. Belfast, Queen's University, 'Abstract Form & Life' Sculpture by Barbara Hepworth and Biological Models, April 1962, no. 1, another cast exhibited. Farnham, Ashgate Gallery, British Sculpture Today, July 1962, no. 42a, another cast exhibited. St Ives, Penwith Society of Arts, Autumn Exhibition, 1962, exhibition not numbered, another cast exhibited. St Ives, Penwith Society of Arts, Christmas Exhibition, December 1965 - January 1966, no. 1, another cast exhibited. London, Tate Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, April - May 1968, no. 100, another cast exhibited. Bath, Festival Gallery, St Ives Group: 2nd Exhibition, June 1969, no. 3, another cast exhibited, catalogue not traced. Liverpool, Tate Gallery, Barbara Hepworth: A Retrospective, September - December 1994, no. 62, another cast exhibited: this exhibition travelled to New Haven, Yale Center for British Art, February - April 1965; and Toronto, Art Gallery of Ontario, May - August 1995. London, Tate Britain, Art of the Garden, June - August 2004, no. 49, another cast exhibited: this exhibition travelled to Belfast, Ulster Museum, October 2004 - February 2005; and Manchester, City Art Gallery, March - May 2005.

Literature:

Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth - New Sculptures and Drawings, Zürich, Galerie Charles Lienhard, 1960, n.p., no. 16, another cast illustrated. J.P. Hodin, Barbara Hepworth, London, 1961, p. 170, no. 270. Exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: an exhibition of sculpture from 1952-62, London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, 1962, n.p., no. 50, another cast illustrated. Exhibition catalogue, 'Abstract Form & Life' Sculpture by Barbara Hepworth and Biological Models, Belfast, Queen's University, 1962, n.p., no. 1, another cast illustrated. P. Curtis and A. Wilkinson, exhibition catalogue, Barbara Hepworth: A Retrospective, Liverpool, Tate Gallery, 1994, p. 148, 164, no. 62, another cast illustrated. M. Gale and C. Stephens, Barbara Hepworth: Works in the Tate Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum St Ives, London, 1999, pp. 151, 192-3, no. 49, another cast illustrated. M. Phillips and C. Stephens, Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture Garden, St Ives, London, 2002, pp. 28-9, another cast illustrated. E. Cooper, 'Barbara Hepworth: the Sculptor’s Close Links to the Crafts', Crafts, September - October 2003, no. 184, p. 33, another cast illustrated. N. Alfrey, S. Daniels and M. Postle (eds.), exhibition catalogue, Art of the Garden, London, Tate Britain, 2004, p. 120, no. 49, another cast illustrated. 'Art of the Garden' review, The Times, 22 May 2004, another cast illustrated. P. Eyres and F. Russell (eds.), Sculpture and the Garden, Aldershot, 2006, p. 151, fig. 8.5, another cast illustrated. S. Bowness, Barbara Hepworth: The Sculptor in the Studio, London, 2017, p. 124.

Provenance:

Acquired directly from the artist by T. Stallabrass. Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 4 November 1992, lot 119, where purchased for the present collection.

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