HENRY MOORE | RECLINING FIGURE
THE EUROPEAN AVANT-GARDE: A PRIVATE FAMILY COLLECTION
1898 - 1986
inscribed Moore and numbered 2/4
length: 41.5cm., 16⅜in.
Conceived in 1946 and cast in bronze in 1968 in an edition of 4 plus 1 artist’s proof.
This work is recorded in the archives of the Henry Moore Foundation under no. 2019.53.
James Goodman Gallery, New York
Galerie Beyeler, Basel (acquired from the above in 1970)
Acquired from the above circa 1971-72
D. Sylvester (ed.), Henry Moore. Sculpture and Drawings 1921-1948, London, 1957, vol. I, no. 261, the terracotta catalogued p. 16 & illustrated p. 163
E. Neumann, The Archetypal World of Henry Moore, New York, 1959, no. 60, the terracotta illustrated p. 92
I. Jianou, Henry Moore, Paris, 1968, no. 247, the terracotta listed p. 75
D. Mitchinson, Henry Moore Sculpture, Paris, 1984, no. 182, another cast illustrated p. 96
D. Sylvester (ed.), Henry Moore. Complete Sculpture 1921-48, London, 1988, vol. I, no. 261, the terracotta catalogued p. 16 & illustrated p. 163
Basel, Galerie Beyeler; Cologne, Galerie Baukunst & Milan, Galleria Toninelli Arte Moderna, Henry Moore. Sculptures, 1970-71, no. 2, illustrated in colour in the catalogue