Made in Britain Day Auction

Made in Britain Day Auction

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Auction Closed

June 7, 03:45 PM GMT

Estimate

15,000 - 25,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Henry Moore, R.A.

1898 - 1986

Sheep


signed Moore and numbered 8/9 (on the base)

bronze

height (not including integral base): 16cm.; 6¼; width (not including integral base): 25cm.; 10in.;

height (including integral base): 19cm.; 7½in.; width (including integral base): 26cm.; 10¼in.

Conceived in 1960 and cast by Fiorini in 1968, the present work is number 8 from the edition of 9 + 1 Artist's Cast.


 The present work is registered with the Henry Moore Foundation as LH 449a, cast 8.

Dominion Gallery, Montreal

Private Collection, Canada

Odon Wagner Gallery, Toronto, where acquired by the present owner, May 2021

Alan Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1964-73, Lund Humphries, London, 1977, vol. IV, no. 449a, illustrated pp. 32-33 (another cast)

W. J. Strachan, Henry Moore: Animals, Aurum Press, London, 1983, illustrated no. 68 (another cast)


New York, Marlborough Gallery, Henry Moore: Carvings 1961-1970, Bronzes 1961-1970, 1970, illustrated no. 2 (another cast)

Giulio Carlo Argan, Henry Moore, Harry N. Abrams, New York, 1971, illustrated no. 208 (another cast)

Madrid, Ministerio de Cultura, Henry Moore – Sculptures, drawings, graphics, 1921-1980, 1981, no. 314, illustrated p. 149 (another cast)