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    Sale 2163

    Prints & Multiples

    28 April 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 62

    HENRY MOORE (1898-1986)

    Meditations on the Effigy, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London, 1968 (Cramer 66-79)

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    HENRY MOORE (1898-1986)
    Meditations on the Effigy, Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., London, 1968 (Cramer 66-79)
    the complete set of 12 lithographs (10 in colors) and 2 etchings, title page and justification, on various wove papers, each signed and dated in pencil (C. 78 not dated), copy 4 of 50 (there were also 10 artist's proofs in Roman numerals), each with full margins, loose (as issued), a few with very pale time staining, each with occasional stray ink in the margins and on the reverse of the sheet edges, a few pale foxmarks and soft handling creases in places in the margins, (C. 75) with a skillfully repaired short tear at the upper sheet edge, otherwise in good condition, original black leather portfolio. 33¼ x 26 in. (845 x 660 mm.)
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    Including: Standing Figures; Eight Reclining Figures; Upright Motifs; Bird Motif; Large Reclining Figure and Small Motifs; Motif in Red Blue and Yellow; Reclining Figure and Torsos; Two Reclining Figures in Yellow and Red; Two Reclining Figures in Yellow and Green; Eight Reclining Figures II; Two Forms in Red and Yellow; Three Forms in Orange and Yellow; Seated Mother and Child; and Crowd Looking at a Tied-up Object

    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM