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Fugue: M.61-1984

An image of Form

© The estate of Barbara Hepworth/Sophie Bowness. Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.

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Object information




Hepworth, Barbara (Sculptor)


Mahogany and string.


History note: Purchased by the testator from Gimpel Fils, 50 South Molton Street, London, W1. Lent to the Fitzwilliam Museum, 1972. Bequeathed by Dr. M.I.A. Hunter, Hon. Keeper of 20th century art, 1973-1983.

Legal notes

Bequeathed by Dr M.I.A. Hunter, Hon. Keeper of 20th Century Art, 1973-1983

Measurements and weight

Height: 78 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1984) by Hunter, Alastair


Mid-20th Century
Elizabeth II
Production date: CE 1956

Components of the work

Decoration: composed of string (fibre product) Base:

Materials used in production


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Identification numbers

Accession number: M.61-1984
Primary reference Number: 30040
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_61_1984
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Thursday 10 June 2021 Last processed: Friday 11 June 2021

Associated departments & institutions

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

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