• Impressionist/Modern Day Sale  auction at Christies

    Sale 2313

    Impressionist/Modern Day Sale

    5 May 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 426

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Reclining Figure: Fragment

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Reclining Figure: Fragment
    signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Moore 2/9 NOACK BERLIN' (on the back)
    bronze with green patina
    Length: 5½ in. (14 cm.)
    Conceived in 1952; this bronze version cast in 1969


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    Provenance

    Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London.
    Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1971.


    Pre-Lot Text

    Property from the Estate of B. Carlin


    Literature

    A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1949-54, London, 1986, vol. 2, p. 43, no. 331a (another cast illustrated).