• Impressionist/Modern auction at Christies

    Sale 2198

    Impressionist/Modern

    22 September 2009, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 96

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)

    Stringed Object

    Price Realised  

    Henry Moore (1898-1986)
    Stringed Object
    bronze with golden brown patina and nylon thread
    Length: 2 7/8 in. (7.3 cm.)
    Conceived in 1938; this bronze version cast circa 1956


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    Provenance

    M. Knoedler & Co., Inc., New York.
    Joseph H. Hirshhorn, New York (acquired from the above, 1957).
    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


    Literature

    D. Sylvester, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1921-48, London, 1988, vol. I, p. 14, no. 187 (another cast illustrated).