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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 9

    Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)

    Design for Catalogue Cover: [Three Reclining Figures]

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
    Design for Catalogue Cover: [Three Reclining Figures]
    signed, inscribed and dated 'To my old friend/.../with warmest best wishes/Henry Moore/December 1961' (on the backboard)
    pencil, pastel and watercolour
    8½ x 4½ in. (21.5 x 11.4 cm.)


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    Literature

    W. Grohmann, The Art of Henry Moore, London, 1960, p. 60, illustrated.
    A. Garrould (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Drawings 1950-1976 Volume 4, London, 2003, p. 132, no. AG 57.17, HMF 2954, illustrated, part.