HEPWORTH, BARBARA. (1903-1975). English Modernist sculptor. TLS. (“Barbara Hepworth”). 1p. 4to. St. Ives, Cornwall, August 20, 1974. On her personal (“Dame Barbara Hepworth”) stationery. To Dutch art historian PAUL HEFTING (1933-2018).
“I was so terribly sad not to be able to get a note off to you at Bude, and to see you. My studio was closed up and my staff away and I was not able to arrange for a visit. This was all very sad; but my son-in-law Alan Bowness has just been telling me all about you. Please give my love to Rudi Oxenaar and Ellen Joosten. I think so often about the museum and the grounds and my happy time in Holland. Did the Marlborough Gallery send the museum a copy of my New York catalogue? I very much hope so. The exhibition was a great success…”