Group Of Figures And Head (Burnt Umber)
Artwork: Group Of Figures And Head (Burnt Umber)
Size: 50 x 60 cm
Medium: Oil and pencil on masonite
Creation year: 1951
Marks: Signed and dated 'Barbara Hepworth 1951' (lower right); signed and dated again, titled and inscribed 'Barbara Hepworth 1951 Group of figures + head (burnt umber) oil + pencil 19 3⁄4 x 23 5/8' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: McRoberts & Tunnard, Ltd., London; Cecil 'Titi' Blaffer von Furstenberg, Houston (acquired from the previous, October 1960); By descent from the previous to the present owners
Exhibition history: London, The Lefevre Gallery (Alex. Reid & Lefevre, Ltd.), New Sculpture and Drawings by Barbara Hepworth, October 1952, no. 16; London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth: A Retrospective Exhibition of Carvings and Drawings from 1927 to 1954, April-June 1954, p. 29, no. 160

Christie's New York

Date: 2019-05-14
Lot Number: 169
Low Estimate: $40000 [+0%]
High Estimate: $60000 [-33%]
Hammer Price: $40000
Sold For: $50000