© estate of Peter Keen / National Portrait Gallery, London
by Peter Keen
glossy unglazed bromide print, mid 1950s
11 3/4 in. x 9 3/4 in. (298 mm x 247 mm)
Sitterback to top
- Dame Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975), Sculptor; second wife of Ben Nicholson. Sitter in 29 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.
This portraitback to top
In 1949 Barbara Hepworth bought Trewyn Studio in St Ives and lived there from 1951. Her work was shown at the Venice Biennale in 1950 and the following year she was commissioned to make two works for the Festival of Britain: Contrapuntal Forms and Turning Forms were both sited in March 1951.
Placesback to top
- Place made and portrayed: United Kingdom: England, Cornwall (Trewyn Studio, now the Barbara Hepworth Museum, St Ives, Cornwall)
Linked displays and exhibitionsback to top
- Centenaries and Centenarians (5 February 2000 - 11 August 2000)