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    Sale 12147

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    17 November 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1337

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Head: Cyclops

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Head: Cyclops
    signed and numbered 'Moore 6/9' (on the back)
    bronze with golden brown patina
    Height: 6 ¼ in. (15.9 cm.)
    Conceived in 1963


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    Provenance

    Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London.
    Acquired from the above by the present owner, October 1965.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF EDWIN AND LOLA JAFFE


    Literature

    I. Jianou, Henry Moore, Paris, 1968, p. 86, no. 494 (another cast illustrated, pl. 23).
    R. Melville, Henry Moore Sculpture and Drawings, 1921-1969, London, 1970, p. 364, no. 656 (another cast illustrated).
    A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings, 1955-1964, London, 1986, vol. 3, p. 58, no. 507 (another cast illustrated and another cast illustrated again, pl. 153).
    J.D. Weintraub, Master Sculptors of the XX Century, New York, 1987, no. 72 (another cast illustrated in color).