Modern British and Irish Art Evening Auction

Modern British and Irish Art Evening Auction

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Property from a Distinguished Private Collection

Henry Moore, R.A.

Mother and Child: Arch

Auction Closed

June 6, 05:43 PM GMT

Estimate

80,000 - 120,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Property from a Distinguished Private Collection 

Henry Moore

1898 – 1986

Mother and Child: Arch

 

signed Moore and numbered 2/6 (on the base of the left leg); also signed Moore (on the base)

bronze

height: 40.5cm.; 16in.

width: 47cm.; 18½in.

depth: 25cm.; 10in.

Conceived in 1959 and cast by Gaskin in 1967, the present work is number 2 from the edition of 6 plus 1 Artist's Cast.


 The present work is registered with the Henry Moore Foundation as LH 453a, cast 2.

Marlborough Gallery, London, where acquired by the present owner, 1967

Alan Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore: Sculpture and Drawings 1964-73, vol. IV, London, Lund Humphries, 1977, no. 453a, illustrated p.33 (another cast)

Herbert Read (ed.), Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings, vol. III, London, Lund Humphries, 1986, no. 453a, p. 42, illustrated pl. 85 (another cast)

London, Marlborough Gallery, Recent Acquisitions, July - August 1967, no. 22, illustrated in the exh. cat. (another cast)

Cape Town, South African National Gallery, Henry Moore: Sculpture, Drawings, Graphics, 1974, no. 142

Wakefield, Yorkshire Sculpture Park, Henry Moore: Back to a Land, 2015, illustrated in the exh. cat. pp. 122-23 and p. 153 (another cast)