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    Sale 12071

    Impressionist & Modern Art Day Sale

    13 May 2016, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 1209

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Stringed Figure

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    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Stringed Figure
    signed and numbered 'Moore 6/8' (on the back)
    bronze with brown patina and red string
    Height: 6 ¾ in. (17.1 cm.)
    Length: 8 ½ in. (21.6 cm.)
    Conceived in 1939


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    Provenance

    Findlay Galleries, New York.
    Acquired from the above by the late owners, July 1974.


    Pre-Lot Text

    The Arthur and Anita Kahn Collection: A New York Story


    Literature

    W. Grohmann, The Art of Henry Moore, London, 1960, p. 7, no. 78 (lead and wire version illustrated).
    R. Melville, Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawing, 1921-1969, London, 1970, p. 346, no. 204 (lead and wire version illustrated).
    D. Mitchinson, ed., Henry Moore, Sculpture, London, 1981, p. 310, no. 128 (another cast illustrated in color, p. 76).
    D. Sylvester, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, 1921-1948, London, 1988, vol. I, p. 12, no. 207 (lead and wire version illustrated, p. 133).