• 20th Century British And Irish auction at Christies

    Sale 7789

    20th Century British And Irish Art

    12 November 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 79

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

    Reclining Figure: Fragment

    Price Realised  

    Estimate

    Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
    Reclining Figure: Fragment
    signed, numbered and stamped with the foundry mark '1/9 Moore NOACK BERLIN' (on the back)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    5½ (14 cm.) long
    Conceived in 1952 and cast in 1969.


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    Provenance

    Probably acquired from Marlborough Fine Art, London.


    Literature

    A. Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Sculpture 1949-54 Volume 2, London, 1955, p. 43, no. 331a, another cast illustrated.