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Henry Moore, R.A.

Reclining Figure No. 1

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Henry Moore, R.A.

Henry Moore, R.A.

Reclining Figure No. 1

Reclining Figure No. 1

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Henry Moore, R.A.

1898 - 1986

Reclining Figure No. 1


bronze

length (excluding base): 20cm.; 8in.; height (excluding base): 10cm; 4in.

depth (excluding base): 10cm.; 4in.

Conceived in 1952, this work is from the edition of 9.


The present work is registered with the Henry Moore Foundation as LH 327.

The sculpture appears sound. The sculpture appears in overall very good condition. Some of the raised areas are very lightly burnished due to handling. There are a few minor instances of verdigris. Evidence of casting residue and surface dirt to creviced areas. Held on a wooden base.


Please contact Bryn Sayles on bryn.sayles@sothebys.com if you have any questions regarding the present work.


"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

NOTWITHSTANDING THIS REPORT OR ANY DISCUSSIONS CONCERNING A LOT, ALL LOTS ARE OFFERED AND SOLD AS IS" IN ACCORDANCE WITH THE CONDITIONS OF BUSINESS PRINTED IN THE SALE CATALOGUE."

Irina Moore (the Artist's wife)

Galerie Wilhelm Grosshennig, Düsseldorf

Sale, Sotheby's London, 24 June 1986, lot 59, where acquired by the present owner

Alan Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings 1949-54, Lund Humphries, London, 1986, vol. II, no. 327, illustrated pl. 94 (another cast)
Ionel Jianou, Henry Moore, Artec Éditions d'art, Paris, 1968, no. 306, p. 78 (another cast)
David Mitchinson (ed.), Henry Moore Sculpture, London, 1981, no. 225, p. 114, illustrated (another cast)
Yugoslavia, Arts Council Touring Exhibition, Henry Moore Retrospective, 1955, no. 25, n.p. (another cast)