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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
numbered 2/8
bronze
length: 25.3cm., 10in. (not including base)
length: 28.1cm., 11in. (including base)
Conceived in 1939 and cast in bronze in 1959 in an edition of 8 plus 1.
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This work is recorded in the archives of the Henry Moore Foundation under no. LH 208.

Provenance

Marlborough Gerson Gallery, New York
Klegman Gallery, New York
E. V. Thaw, New York
Herald Diamond, New York
Boustedt Collection, Sweden (sale: Sotheby's, London, 30th November 1988, lot 352)
Waddington Galleries Ltd, London (purchased at the above sale)
Bloch Family (acquired from the above in 1993)

Exhibited

London, Waddington Galleries, Twentieth Century Works, 1989, no. 39, illustrated in colour in the catalogue
London, Waddington Galleries, Henry Moore 1898 - 1986, 1992, no. 11, illustrated in colour in the catalogue

Literature

David Sylvester (ed.), Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1921-1948, London, 1957, vol. I, no. 208, illustration of the lead version pl. 119
Will Grohmann, The Art of Henry Moore, London, 1960, no. 31, illustration of another cast
David Sylvester, Henry Moore, New York, 1968, no. 51, illustration of another cast pp. 71-2
John Hedgecoe & Henry Moore, Henry Moore, Tennessee, 1968, illustration of another cast p. 152

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