Dag Hammarskjöld, recipient: Dame Barbara Hepworth

Letter sent by Dag Hammarskjöld to Barbara Hepworth regarding one of her works

25 December 1956

In Tate Britain

Created by
Dag Hammarskjöld
Recipient
Dame Barbara Hepworth 1903–1975
Title
Letter sent by Dag Hammarskjöld to Barbara Hepworth regarding one of her works
Date
25 December 1956
Medium
Ink on paper.
Description
Includes a letter sent by Dag Hammarskjöld to Barbara Hepworth thanking her for lending him a piece for his office in the UN building in New York, he says that she would approve of the settings 'on the walls you find a very good Picasso, a good Gris, a Braque and a Leger.'
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Presented by the Barbara Hepworth Estate, January 2013.
Reference
TGA 20132/2/1/5/1

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