Porthia Prints. Barbara Hepworth

Two pass silk screen print on linen
Size 42.5x30.5cms

Barbara Hepworth (1903-1975)
Barabara Hepworth, sculptor, painter and printmaker, was born In Wakefield, Yorkshire and studied at Leeds College of Art, 1919-21 and the Royal College of Art,1921-24. In 1933 she joined the Abstraction Creation and Unit One. The abstract work included in Circle (International survey of constructive art, 1937) edited by Nicholson, Gabo and Martin showed the direction that her sculpture was moving towards. When World War II broke out, she moved with Ben Nicholson and her young family to Carbis Bay, Cornwall, subsequently moving to St Ives where she remained for the rest of her life. She was a founding member of the Penwith Society of Arts, St Ives.

Penwith member. Founding member 1949
Further information. Barbara Hepworth – Wikipedia and numerous books