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Four-square (Walk-Through): M.12-2000

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Titles

Four-square (Walk-Through)

Maker(s)

Hepworth, Barbara (Sculptor)
Morris Singer (Founder)

Description

Bronze, cast in sections, mounted on a bronze base. Two rectangular slabs of cast and welded bronze, each pierced by a roughly circular aperture off centre, are stood on their edges at a distance, and two more are placed on top of them at right angles. The interior surfaces of the holes is more smoothly finished than the sides of the sculpture which has acquired a patchy green patina

Notes

History note: Lent to Churchill College since 1968.

Legal notes

Allocated to the Fitzwilliam following acceptance in lieu by the Department for Culture, Media and Sport, from the Estate of Barbara Hepworth

Measurements and weight

Height: 425 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Allocated (2000) by Department for Culture, Media and Sport

Dating

1960s
Third quarter of 20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: AD 1966

Components of the work

Surface

Materials used in production

Bronze

Techniques used in production

Casting : Bronze, constructed from four separate elements and a base
Constructing

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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.12-2000
Primary reference Number: 13481
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_12_2000
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Wednesday 2 March 2022 Last processed: Wednesday 2 March 2022

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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