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    Sale 5389

    20th Century British Art

    16 July 2008, London, South Kensington

  • Lot 72

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

    Torso Column

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
    Torso Column
    signed and numbered 'Moore 3/9' (on the edge of the base)
    bronze with a brown patina
    7¾ in. (19.5 cm.) high, including base
    Conceived in 1982.


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    This work is recorded at the Henry Moore Foundation under archive number LH 859. Another cast of this work is in the collection of the Japan Contemporary Sculpture centre.

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    Provenance

    with Marlborough Fine Art, London.
    Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 2 July 1998, lot 173, where purchased by the present owner.


    Literature

    A. Bowness, Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, Vol. 6, London, 1988, P. 49, no. 859 (another cast illustrated).