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    Sale 12070

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1053

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Ideas for Sculpture, Transformation Drawing

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Ideas for Sculpture, Transformation Drawing
    signed 'Moore' (lower right) and inscribed 'Get tenseness into bone compositions & hardness thin edges & flat squarish sections' (along the upper edge)
    pencil on paper laid down on board
    12 ½ x 10 1/8 in. (31.9 x 25.7 cm.)
    Drawn circa 1932


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    Provenance

    Mrs. George H. Bunting, Jr., Shawnee Mission, Kansas.
    Anon. sale, Christie's, New York, 20 May 1982, lot 169.
    Helene Turner Fine Art, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, February 1983.


    Literature

    A. Garrould, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Drawings, 1930-1939, Aldershot, 1994, vol. 2, p. 80, no. AG 32.87 (illustrated).