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TAKING SHAPE: 20TH CENTURY SCULPTURE FROM THE BLOCH FAMILY COLLECTION

Henry Moore
RECLINING FIGURE
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TAKING SHAPE: 20TH CENTURY SCULPTURE FROM THE BLOCH FAMILY COLLECTION

Henry Moore
RECLINING FIGURE
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Details & Cataloguing

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Henry Moore
1898 - 1986
RECLINING FIGURE
inscribed Moore, numbered 1/7 and stamped with the foundry mark Noack Berlin
polished bronze
length: 13cm., 5 1/8 in. (not including base)
length: 15cm., 5 7/8 in. (including base)
Conceived in 1938 and cast in bronze in 1968-69 by the Noack Foundry, Berlin in a numbered edition of 7 plus 1. There is another edition cast circa 1945.
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This work is recorded in the archives of the Henry Moore Foundation under no. LH 193.

Provenance

Marlborough Fine Arts, London
Bloch Family (acquired from the above in 1969)

Literature

David Melville, Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings 1921-1969, London, 1970, no. 177, illustrated p. 101
David Mitchinson, Henry Moore, Sculpture, London, 1980, no. 150, illustrated p. 86
David Sylvester (ed.), Henry Moore: Complete Sculpture 1921-1948, London, 1957, vol. I, no. 193, illustration of the lead version p. 116

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