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    Sale 7729

    20th Century British Art

    21 May 2009, London, King Street

  • Lot 5

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

    Time/Life Screen: Maquette No. 1

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
    Time/Life Screen: Maquette No. 1
    signed 'Moore' (on the reverse)
    bronze with a dark brown patina
    9½ in. (24 cm.) wide
    Conceived in 1952 and cast in an edition of 9 and an artist's cast. To be sold with the original receipt.


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    Provenance

    with Hamilton Galleries, London, where purchased by the present owner in March 1966.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note that the dimensions of the present work are 9½ in. (24 cm.) high and 16 in. (40.6 cm.) wide, and not as stated in the catalogue entry.


    Literature

    A. Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Sculpture 1949-54 Volume 2, London, 1955, pp. 46-47, no. 339, another cast illustrated.