Dame Barbara HepworthGarden Sculpture (Model for Meridian) 1958

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Artist
Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903‑1975)
Title
Garden Sculpture (Model for Meridian)
Date 1958
MediumBronze
Dimensionsobject: 1603 x 865 x 540 mm
Collection
Tate
Acquisition Presented by the executors of the artist's estate 1980
Reference
T03139

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Dame Barbara Hepworth1903-1975

T03139 Garden Sculpture (Model for Meridian) 1958

BH 246; cast 3/6

Solid bronze 1505 x 865 x 540 (59 1/4 x 34 x 21 1/4) on integral bronze base 98 x 450 x 374 (3 7/8 x 17 3/4 x 14 3/4)

Cast inscription on top face of base 'Barbara Hepworth 1958 3/6' and cast foundry mark on right hand face of base 'CAST BY | MORRIS SINGER Co. | LONDON S.W.8' t.l.

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

Exhibited (ý = unidentified cast, ü = other cast):
Barbara Hepworth, Galerie Charles Lienhard, Zürich, Oct. 1960 (8ü, repr.)
Barbara Hepworth, Gimpel Fils, May-June 1961 (1ü, repr.)
Contemporary British Sculpture, AC open-air tour, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham, April-May 1961, Manor Gardens, Eastbourne, May-June, The Abbey, Cirencester, June-July, Castle Grounds, Nottingham, July-Aug., Inverleith House, Edinburgh, Aug.-Sept., Lister Park, Bradford, Sept. (12, repr… (read more)

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