Three Groups On A White And Yellow Ground
Artwork: Three Groups On A White And Yellow Ground
Size: 47.7 x 57.2 cm
Medium: Oil and pencil on masonite
Creation year: 1949
Marks: Signed and dated 'Barbara Hepworth 1949' (upper left); signed again 'Barbara Hepworth' (on the reverse)
Category: Paintings
Provenance: Maurice Goldman, London; The Piccadilly Gallery, London; Cecil 'Titi' Blaffer von Furstenberg, Houston (acquired from the previous, May 1985); 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, February 1950, no. 38; Venice, XXV Esposizione Biennale Internazionale d'Arte, June-October 1950, no. 116; Wakefield City Art Gallery; York City Art Gallery and Manchester City Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth: Sculpture and Drawings, May-October 1951, no. 88; Paris, Artcurial Centre d'Art Plastique Contemporain, English Contrasts: Peintres et sculpteurs anglais, 1950-1960, September-November 1984, p. 40 (illustrated)

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Date: 2019-05-14
Lot Number: 167
Low Estimate: $80000 [+143%]
High Estimate: $120000 [+62%]
Hammer Price: $195000
Sold For: $243750