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Barbara Hepworth

Three Groups on a Pink Ground, 1949, Oil and pencil on fibreboard, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum, Rugby Borough Council, Presented by the Contemporary Arts Society (1951) © Alan Bowness, The Hepworth Estate


‘I rarely draw what I see. I draw what I feel in my body.’ Predominantly known for her sculptures, Barbara Hepworth (1903- 1975) was one of the few female Artists of her generation to achieve international prominence.

Hepworth executed multiple paintings in sets of three, be it figures or groups.