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Title

Orpheus (Maquette 2) Version II

1956
edition 1959


Artist

Dame Barbara Hepworth

England

10 Jan 1903 - 20 May 1975


Details


Dates

1956
edition 1959


Media category

Sculpture


Materials used

brass, string on wooden base


Edition

1/3


Dimensions

94.0 x 46.5 x 41.0 cm; 24.8 x 20.0 x 17.6 cm base


Signature & date

Not signed. Not dated.


Credit

Purchased 1959


Location

Not on display


Accession number

SB1.1959


Artist information

Dame Barbara Hepworth

Works in the collection

3


Shown in 2 exhibitions

Exhibition history


Referenced in 4 publications

Bibliography


Art Gallery of New South Wales, Art Gallery of New South Wales picturebook, Sydney, 1972, 57 (colour illus.).

Edmund Capon AM, OBE and Jan Meek (Editors), Portrait of a Gallery, 'European 20th Century Art', pg. 91-95, Sydney, 1984, 91.

Robert Haines, Art Gallery of New South Wales Quarterly, 'Rodin and Modern British Sculpture', pg. 151-154, Sydney, Jul 1963, 154 (illus.).

Wendy Symonds (Editor), Look, 'Close-Ups of the Collection', pg. 6, Heidelberg, Jun 1997, 6 (illus.).