Henry Moore

Family Group

inscribed MOORE (on the base)

bronze

height: 14.5cm., 5¾in.

Conceived in 1945 and cast circa 1945 in the first edition of 6 plus 1 artist’s proof. A second edition of 9 plus 1 artist's proof has been cast in 1955-57.

 

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Henry Moore
Family Group

inscribed MOORE (on the base)

bronze

height: 14.5cm., 5¾in.

Conceived in 1945 and cast circa 1945 in the first edition of 6 plus 1 artist’s proof. A second edition of 9 plus 1 artist's proof has been cast in 1955-57.

 

Provenance

Valentin Gallery, New York

Private Collection (acquired from the above in February 1954. Sold: Christie’s, New York, 7th November 2012, lot 1)

Landau Fine Art, Montreal

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Literature

John Hedgecoe, Henry Moore, New York, 1968, terracotta version illustrated p. 162

Robert Melville, Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings, 1921-1969, London, 1970, no. 343, terracotta version illustrated

Giulio Carlo Argan, Henry Moore, New York, 1971, no. 81, another cast illustrated

David Sylvester (ed.), Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1921-48, London, 1988, vol. 1, no. 235, larger version illustrated p. 150

John Hedgecoe, A Monumental Vision. The Sculpture of Henry Moore, London, 1998, no. 237, larger version illustrated p. 210

 

This work is recorded in the archives of the Henry Moore Foundation.