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Creator Dame (Jocelyn) Barbara Hepworth, 1903–1975, British
Title Biolith
Date 1948 to 1949
Medium Blue limestone (Ancaster stone)
Dimensions Overall: 48 1/2 inches (123.2 cm)
Possibly inscribed, Possibly signed
Credit Line Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Virginia Vogel Mattern in memory of her husband, W. Gray Mattern, Yale BA 1946
Accession Number B2004.3
Collection Paintings and Sculpture
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Subject Terms abstract art

Penelope Curtis, Barbara Hepworth's 'Biolith', 1948-49, Burlington Magazine, vol. 148, no. 12, December 2006, pp. 841-2, fig. 53, 54, N1 B87 + OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Josef Paul Hodin, Barbara Hepworth, Editions du Griffon, Neuchatel, Suisse, 1959, p. 167, no. 155, NJ18 H44 A12 +H6414 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Dame (Jocelyn) Barbara Hepworth, A pictorial autobiography, Praeger, New York, NY, 1970, p. 57, no. 161, NJ18 H44 A3 1970 (YCBA)

Sally Festing, Barbara Hepworth, a life of forms, Viking, London, 1995, pp. 182-3, 200, NJ18 H44 F47 1995 (YCBA)

Penelope Curtis, Barbara Hepworth, Tate Britain, London, 1998, p. 17, No. 13, NJ18 H44 C86 1998 (YCBA)

Exhibition of works by John Constable, Matthew Smith, Barbara Hepworth, organised by the British Council, 1950, Lund Humphries, London, 1950, no. 79, N6768 E92 1950 (YCBA)

Miranda Phillips, Barbara Hepworth sculpture garden, St Ives, Tate Publishing, London, 2002, p. 15, NJ18 H44 P55 2002 (YCBA)

Matthew Gale, Barbara Hepworth, works in the Tate Gallery Collection and the Barbara Hepworth Museum, St Ives, Tate Publishing, London, 1999, pp. 116, 118, NJ18 H44 G32 1999 OVERSIZE (YCBA)

Whitechapel Art Gallery, Barbara Hepworth, a retrospective exhibition of carvings and drawings from 1927-1954, London, 1954, pl. M, xcat A (LSF)

Carvings and Drawings, Lund Humphries, London, 1952, pp. 122-123, J18 +H44 952R (LSF)

Exhibitions, Architectural Review, vol. 107, April 1950, p. 279, no. 3, NA1 A737 OVERSIZE (HAAS)

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