• Impressionist Modern  auction at Christies

    Sale 2290

    Impressionist Modern

    10 March 2010, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 65

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Square Head

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Square Head
    signed and numbered 'Moore 2/9' (on the top of the base) and stamped with foundry mark 'H. NOACK BERLIN' (on the back of the base)
    bronze with golden brown patina
    Height: 11¼ in. (28.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1960; this bronze version cast circa 1960-1961


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    Provenance

    Marlborough Fine Art, London.
    Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York (acquired from the above, 1961).
    By bequest from the above to the present owner, 1966.


    Pre-Lot Text

    SOLD BY THE ORDER OF THE TRUSTEES OF THE HIRSHHORN MUSEUM AND SCULPTURE GARDEN TO BENEFIT ITS ACQUISITIONS PROGRAM