Barbara Hepworth - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session New York Wednesday, November 16, 2022 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Marlborough Fine Art, London
    Private Collection (acquired from the above in May 1970)
    Thence by descent to the present owner

  • Exhibited

    London, Marlborough Fine Art, Barbara Hepworth; Recent Work: Sculpture, Paintings, Prints, February–March 1970, no. 27, pp. 7, 30 (illustrated, p. 30)

  • Literature

    Alan Bowness, ed., The Complete Sculptures of Barbara Hepworth 1960-69, London, 1971, no. 488, pp. 48-49 (illustrated, p. 48)

139

Squares (June)

incised with the artist’s signature, number, foundry mark and date “Barbara Hepworth 1969 4/9 MS” on the base
polished bronze
sculpture 8 x 3 7/8 x 1 1/4 in. (20.3 x 9.8 x 3.2 cm)
overall 9 x 6 x 4 1/2 in. (22.9 x 15.2 x 11.4 cm)

Conceived in 1969 and cast in bronze by the Morris Singer foundry, this work is number 4 from an edition of 9.

Estimate
$100,000 - 150,000 

Sold for $157,500

Contact Specialist

Annie Dolan
Specialist, Head of Day Sale, Morning Session
+1 212 940 1288
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 16 November 2022