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Henry Moore
1898 - 1986
IDEAS FOR SCULPTURE - RECTO IDEAS FOR SCULPTURE: SEATED MOTHER AND CHILD - VERSO
signed Moore and dated 42. (lower right), numbered 33 (upper right), dedicated For Oliffe and Waehlin from Henry July 1952 (lower left) and inscribed Draped reclining figure (centre) - recto
wash, pen and ink, crayon, gouache, pencil and watercolour on paper - recto
pen and ink and wash on paper - verso
22 by 17.5cm., 8 5/8 by 6 7/8 in.
Executed in 1942.
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This work is recorded in the archives of the Henry Moore Foundation under number 2018.668.

Provenance

Oliffe & Waehlin Richmond, Hertfordshire (a gift from the artist)
Private Collection, Australia
Thence by descent to the present owner

Catalogue Note

The present work represents page 33 and 34 from the disbanded Sketchbook 1942. The work is dedicated to Oliffe and Waehlin Richmond. Oliffe worked as Moore's assistant in 1948-50, 1954, 1956 and 1958. In 1956 he succeeded Moore as a teacher in sculpture at Chelsea School of Art in London.

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