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    Sale 2046

    Impressionist and Modern Art Day Sale

    6 November 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 222

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Reclining Figure: Blanket

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Reclining Figure: Blanket
    bronze with black and gold patina
    Length: 8 in. (20.3 cm.)
    Conceived in 1939; this bronze version cast in 1959


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    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Collection of William and Eleanor Wood Prince, Chicago, Illinois


    Literature

    W. Grohmann, The Art of Henry Moore, Berlin, 1960, p. 6, no. 32 (another cast illustrated, p. 68).
    R. Melville, Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings 1921-1969, London, 1970, p. 347, no. 214 (another cast illustrated, p. 116).
    D. Mitchinson, ed., Henry Moore Sculpture, with Comments by the Artist, London, 1981, p. 310, no. 149 (lead version illustrated, p. 86).
    D. Sylvester, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1921-48, London, 1988, vol. 1, p. 12, no. 203 (another cast illustrated, p. 115).