A-level: Sheltered by the sea, Barbara Hepworth’s Pelagos


Dame Barbara Hepworth, Pelagos, 1946, elm and string on oak base, 43 x 46 x 38.5 cm (Tate Britain). Pelagos is the word for “sea” in Greek.

Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "A-level: Sheltered by the sea, Barbara Hepworth’s Pelagos," in Smarthistory, April 23, 2019, accessed October 20, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/a-level-sheltered-by-the-sea-barbara-hepworths-pelagos/.