Hepworth sent this plaster to be cast in bronze at the Susse Frères foundry in Paris early in 1960.


  • Title: Figure (Archaean)
  • Creator: Barbara Hepworth
  • Date Created: 1959
  • Physical Dimensions: h 225, w 137, d 30.5 cm
  • Type: Sculpture
  • Rights: Barbara Hepworth © Bowness. Presented by the artist’s daughters, Rachel Kidd and Sarah Bowness, through the Trustees of the Barbara Hepworth Estate and the Art Fund, 2011
  • Medium: Plaster, coated with shellac, on a wooden base. Prototype for casting in bronze.

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