Henry Moore

Two Seated Women

Auction Closed

June 29, 02:19 PM GMT


350,000 - 500,000 GBP

Lot Details


Henry Moore

1898 - 1986

Two Seated Women

signed Moore and dated 48 (lower right); titled Two Seated Figures on the reverse

watercolour, gouache, wax crayon, coloured crayon, pen and ink and pencil on paper

55.9 by 67.5cm., 22 by 26⅝in.

Executed in 1948. 

This work is recorded in the archives of the Henry Moore Foundation under no. 2491

Curt Valentin (Buchholz Gallery), New York 
Felix Landau Gallery, Los Angeles
Betty & Stanley Sheinbaum Collection, Los Angeles (acquired from the above in 1961. Sold by their estate: Phillips, New York, 16th November 2017, lot 24)
Purchased at the above sale by the present owner 
Henry J. Seldis, Henry Moore in America, Los Angeles, 1973, no. 119, illustrated p. 257
Ann Garould (ed.), Henry Moore, Volume 3, Complete Drawings 1940-49, London, 2001, no. AG 48.19, illustrated p. 282 
New York, Buchholz Gallery, Henry Moore, 1951, no. 56, illustrated in the catalogue
La Jolla, Art Center; Santa Barbara, Museum of Art & Los Angeles, Municipal Art Gallery, Henry Moore, 1963, no. 41
Santa Barbara, University of California Art Gallery, 20th Century Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from Santa Barbara, 1965
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Henry Moore in Southern California, 1973, no. 119