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Property of a Distinguished Collector

Henry Moore

Family Group

Auction Closed

November 23, 03:04 PM GMT


250,000 - 350,000 GBP

Lot Details


Property of a Distinguished Collector

Henry Moore

1898 - 1986

Family Group

inscribed with signature Moore and numbered 0/7 (on the back of the base)


height (with base): 16cm.; 6¼in.

height (without base): 12.8cm., 5in.

Conceived in 1945, the present work is number 0 from the edition of 7 plus 1. 

Arthur Tooth & Sons, London (possibly) 
Waddington Galleries, London, where acquired by Gallery Kasahara, Tokyo, 1978, where acquired by a Private Collection, Japan
Acquired from the above by the present owner in the 1990s
Ionel Jianou, Henry Moore, Arted, Paris, 1968, no. 226, p. 74
Giulio Carlo Argan, Henry Moore, Henry N. Abrams, New York, 1971, no. 77, illustrated n.p. (another cast) 
David Sylvester (ed.), Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings 1921-1948, Lund Humphries, London, 1988, vol. I, no. 239, p. 15