• Impressionist/Modern Works on  auction at Christies

    Sale 2312

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper Featuring Property from the Collection of Mrs Sidney F. Brody

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 270

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Ideas for Sculpture

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    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Ideas for Sculpture
    signed and dated 'Moore 51' (lower right)
    watercolor, colored wax crayons and black Conté crayon on paper
    11 3/8 x 9¼ in. (28.9 x 23.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1950-1951


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    Provenance

    The Leicester Galleries (Ernest Brown & Phillips, Ltd.), London.
    Edith Emily Bruhl, London.
    By descent from the above to the late owner, 1994.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of Richard A. Barker and Diana Burk Barker


    Literature

    A. Garrould, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Drawings 1950-76, London, 2003, vol. IV, p. 40, no. AG 50-51.54 (illustrated).


    Exhibited

    London, British Council Fine Arts Department, Henry Moore, C.A.W. Antwerp, 1953, no. 33.