Torso I (Ulysses)

Date
Artist
Barbara Hepworth, British, b. Wakefield, England, 1903–1975
Provenance
Gimpel Fils, London, to July 23, 1958
JHH, NY, July 23, 1958 - May 17, 1966
Gift of JHH, 1966
Exhibition History
Gimpel Fils, London. "Barbara Hepworth," May 1958, no. 9.
Leeds City Art Gallery, England. "Modern Sculpture," 8 October - 5 November 1958, no. 38, pl. 3.
Detroit Institute of Arts. "Sculpture in Our Time: Collected by Joseph H. Hirshhorn," 5 May - 23 August 1959, no. 106. Tour: Milwaukee Arts Center, 10 September - 11 October 1959; Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, 25 October - 6 December 1959; William Rockhill Nelson Gallery of Art, Kansas City, Missouri, 20 December 1959 - 31 January 1960; Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1 - 27 March 1960; Los Angeles County Museum, 11 April - 15 May 1960; M.H. De Young Memorial Museum, San Francisco, 29 May - 10 July 1960; Colorado Springs Fine Arts Center, 24 July - 4 September 1960; Art Gallery of Toronto, 30 September - 31 October 1960.
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC. "Barbara Hepworth from the Museum Collection," 23 April - 19 July 1981 (no catalog).
TELFAIR MUSEUM OF ART, Savannah, GA. "Grand Opening installation of Jepson Center for the Arts" 10 March 2006 - 31 October 2006.
Published References
Unisigned (adv.). "Gimpel Fils," Art News 57 (December 1958), ill. p. 60.
Hodin, J.P. Barbara Hepworth (New York: David McKay, 1961), no. 233, p. 169.
Shepherd, Michael. Barbara Hepworth (London: Methuen, 1963), ill. no. 11.
Tate Gallery. Barbara Hepworth (London: Arno, 1968), p. 57.
Gibson, Eric. "Hirshhorn Asks Right Questions." The Washington Times (December 13, 1990). p. E-3.
Welzenbach, Michael. "How to be an Art Critic." The Washington Post (January 13, 1991), ill.
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School
British Modernist Sculpture
Credit Line
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, DC, Gift of Joseph H. Hirshhorn, 1966
Data Source
Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Accession Number
66.2443
Type
Sculpture
Medium
Bronze
Dimensions
51 1/4 x 31 7/8 x 21 5/8in. (130.2 x 81 x 54.9cm)