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Henry Moore, R.A.

Studies for Sculpture

Property from a Distinguished British Collection

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Henry Moore, R.A.

Henry Moore, R.A.

Studies for Sculpture

Studies for Sculpture

Property from a Distinguished British Collection

Henry Moore, R.A.

1898 - 1986

Studies for Sculpture


signed Moore and dated 31 (lower left)

pen and ink on paper

unframed (sheet): 30.5 by 25cm.; 12 by 9¾in.

framed: 47 by 41cm.; 18½ by 16in.

Executed in 1931.

The sheet is sound and is secured to the mount with adhesive tape about the edges. Generally in very good overall condition. The edges of the sheet are unevenly cut. There is slight time staining to the sheet and the ink may be slightly faded. A few specks of studio matter and one or two spots of foxing. Held under glass in a metal frame with a cream mount.


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The lot is sold in the condition it is in at the time of sale. The condition report is provided to assist you with assessing the condition of the lot and is for guidance only. Any reference to condition in the condition report for the lot does not amount to a full description of condition. The images of the lot form part of the condition report for the lot. Certain images of the lot provided online may not accurately reflect the actual condition of the lot. In particular, the online images may represent colors and shades which are different to the lot's actual color and shades. The condition report for the lot may make reference to particular imperfections of the lot but you should note that the lot may have other faults not expressly referred to in the condition report for the lot or shown in the online images of the lot. The condition report may not refer to all faults, restoration, alteration or adaptation. The condition report is a statement of opinion only. For that reason, the condition report is not an alternative to taking your own professional advice regarding the condition of the lot. NOTWITHSTANDING THIS ONLINE CONDITION REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD "AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF SALE/BUSINESS APPLICABLE TO THE RESPECTIVE SALE.

Redfern Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owner, 17 April 1968

Ann Garrould (ed.), Henry Moore, Complete Drawings 1930-39, Vol.2, The Henry Moore Foundation in association with Lund Humphries, London, 1998, no. AG 31.33, illustrated p. 53