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    Sale 2165

    Impressionist and Modern Day Sale

    7 May 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 293

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Small Reclining Figure

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Small Reclining Figure
    signed and numbered 'Moore 5/6' (on the back)
    bronze with golden brown patina
    Length: 3 in. (7.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1935; this bronze version cast circa 1960


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    Provenance

    Sydney M. Shoenberg, Sr., St Louis.
    By descent from the above to the late owners.


    Saleroom Notice

    Please note the catalogue illustration is slightly larger than the actual work.


    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE COLLECTION OF ROBERT AND JEAN SHOENBERG


    Literature

    J. Hedgecoe, A Monumental Vision, The Sculpture of Henry Moore, London, 1998, p. 204, no. 156 (another cast illustrated).
    A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1980-86, London, 1999, vol. 6, p. 26, no. 161a (terracotta version illustrated, p. 27).