Lot 304
  • 304

Henry Moore

Estimate
40,000 - 60,000 GBP
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Description

  • Henry Moore
  • Three Points
  • numbered 3/8 A and stamped with the foundry mark Susse Fond. Paris
  • bronze¬†
  • length: 19cm., 7 1/2 in.

Provenance

Private Collection
Thence by descent to the present owner

Literature

David Sylvester, Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1921-48, London, 1957, vol. I, no. 211, illustration of another example p. 137
Will Grohmann, The Art of Henry Moore, London, 1960, no. 75, illustration of another example n.p.
Herbert Read, Henry Moore, A study of his life and work, London, 1965, illustration of another example no. 108, illustrated n.p.
Henry Moore & John Hedgecoe (ed.), Henry Spencer Moore, New York, 1968, illustration of another example pp. 148-9
Robert Melville, Henry Moore Sculptures and Drawings 1921-69, London, 1970, illustration of another example p. 20
David Mitchinson (ed.), Henry Moore Sculpture with comments by the artist, London, 1981, nos. 155 & 156, colour illustration of another example p. 88 & colour illustration of an iron example p. 89
The Henry Moore Foundation, Celebrating Moore, Works from the Collection of The Henry Moore Foundation, London, 1998, no. 110, illustration of another example p. 179
John Hedgecoe, Henry Moore, A Monumental Vision, Cologne, 2005, illustration of a lead example n.p.

Condition

Lovely polish gold finish. There are some tiny inclusions inherent to the casting process and a scuff to the wider concave edge (illustrated as right side in the catalogue). There is a plug visible to the interior, not at all visually distracting. This work is in overall good condition.
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