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    Sale 7736

    Impressionist/Modern Works on Paper

    24 June 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 146

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Reclining Figures

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Reclining Figures
    signed and dated 'Moore 48.' (lower right)
    watercolour, wax crayons, coloured crayons and pencil on paper
    11½ x 9½ in. (29.2 x 24 cm.)
    Executed in 1948


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    Provenance

    Curt Valentin Gallery, New York (no. 12609).
    M. Knoedler Co., New York.
    Private collection, St. Louis.
    Bud Holland Gallery, Chicago.
    The New Art Centre, London (no. 1340).
    Acquired from the above by the present owner in 1993.


    Literature

    Ann Garrould (ed.), Henry Moore, vol. III, Complete Drawings 1940-49, London, 2001, no. AG 47-49.38 & HMF 2429 (illustrated p. 268).