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    Sale 12146

    Impressionist & Modern Art Works on Paper Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1007

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Ideas for Stone Carving

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Ideas for Stone Carving
    signed and dated 'Moore 35.' (lower right)
    charcoal, black Conté crayon, brush and gray wash and pencil on paper laid down on card
    14 7/8 x 21 7/8 in. (38 x 55.5 cm.)
    Executed in 1935


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    Provenance

    Hanover Gallery, London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, July 1966.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE HOLDINGS OF THE FORD FOUNDATION


    Literature

    A. Bowness, Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, Catalogue Raisonné, London, 1944, vol. 1 (illustrated, pl. 127a).
    R. Melville, Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings, 1921-1969, London, 1970, p. 344 (illustrated, pl. 133).
    K. Clark, Henry Moore Drawings, London, 1974 (illustrated in color, pl. 88).
    A. Garrould, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Drawings, 1930-1939, Much Hadham, 1998, vol. 2, p. 161, no. AG 35.76 (illustrated).