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    Sale 7637

    20th Century British Art

    12 December 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 94

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

    Seated Figure

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
    Seated Figure
    signed 'Moore' (lower left)
    ink, chalk and wash
    21½ x 14½ in. (54.6 x 36.8 cm.), two sheets
    Executed in 1928.


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    Provenance

    A wedding present from the artist to Priscilla Baumer (1905-1990), one of his students at the Slade, circa 1929-31, and by descent to the present owners.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the two sheets have been laid down onto a sheet. Jane McAusland to do a CR.


    Literature

    A. Garrould (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Drawings 1916-1928 Volume I, London, 1996, p. 197, no. AG 28.125, HMF 607, illustrated.