Dame Barbara Hepworth, recipient: Hartley Ramsden

Letter from Barbara Hepworth commenting on her separation from Ben Nicholson

16 December 1950

Page 1

Letter from Barbara Hepworth commenting on her separation from Ben Nicholson. The letter mentions that Hepworth is being nursed by Priaulx Ranier and that she has been awarded the Leeds Medal.

Created by
Dame Barbara Hepworth 1903–1975
Recipient
Hartley Ramsden 1904 – 1993
Date
16 December 1950
Medium
Ink on paper.
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Hartley Ramsden, ‘Page 1’ 16 December 1950

In Tate Britain

Created by
Dame Barbara Hepworth 1903–1975
Recipient
Hartley Ramsden 1904 – 1993
Title
Letter from Barbara Hepworth commenting on her separation from Ben Nicholson
Date
16 December 1950
Medium
Ink on paper.
Description
The letter mentions that Hepworth is being nursed by Priaulx Ranier and that she has been awarded the Leeds Medal.
Format
Document - correspondence
Collection
Tate Archive
Acquisition
Letters from Ben Nicholson and Barbara Hepworth as well as magazines and a file on modern sculpture and painting were presented to Tate Archive by Margot Eates and E.H. Ramsden, May 1993 in order to assist with research for Tate's exhibition on Ben Nicholson. A further 10 boxes of personal papers were presented by Brian Griffin and Jennifer Spark, Margot Eates and E.H. Ramsden's executors in 1995. A further two boxes and two box files of papers relating to Ramsden's writing was presented by her literary executor Angela Sutton in 1996.
Reference
TGA 9310/1/1/69

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