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Oval form no. 2

Barbara Hepworth-Oval form no. 2-1942

Sell Through Rate: 100%

Artwork:
Oval form no. 2
Size:
26.7 x 37 cm
Medium :
Pencil and gouache on paper, in a frame constructed by Ben Nicholson
Creation Year:
1942
Marks
Signed and dated 'Barbara Hepworth 1942' (lower right), and signed again, dated again and inscribed 'Oval form. no 2 Barbara Hepworth 1942' (on the reverse)
Category :
Drawing
Provenance :
Acquired by The Lady and Sir Solly Zuckerman, between 1944 and 1954.; with Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, London, where purchased by the present owner, October 2014
Exhibition History :
Leeds, Temple Newsam, Exhibition of Paintings, Sculpture and Drawings by Paul Nash and Barbara Hepworth, April - June 1943, no. 115.; Wakefield, City Art Gallery, Exhibition of Sculpture and Drawings by Barbara Hepworth, February - March 1944, no. 33: this exhibition travelled to Halifax, Bankfield Museum, March - April.; London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth: A Retrospective Exhibition of Carvings and Drawings from 1927 - 1954, April - June 1954, no. 63.; London, Tate Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, April - May 1968, no. 192.; Hakone, British Council, Open-Air Museum, Barbara Hepworth Exhibition 1970, June - September 1970, no. 42.; Norwich, Castle Museum, October 1981, no. 22, exhibition not traced.; St Ives, Tate St Ives, Barbara Hepworth Centenary, May - October 2003, no. 21.; London, Hazlitt Holland-Hibbert, Barbara Hepworth, Drawings from the 1940s, October - November 2005, exhibition not numbered

Christie’s London

Date:
2016-06-20
Lot Number :
20
Low Estimate :
$86,550[+117%]*
High Estimate :
$115,400[+63%]*
Hammer Price :
$187,530
Sold For :
$228,640*