HENRY MOORE (1898-1986)
HENRY MOORE (1898-1986)
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HENRY MOORE (1898-1986)

Working Model for Thin Reclining Figure

HENRY MOORE (1898-1986)
Working Model for Thin Reclining Figure
signed and numbered 'Moore 8 / 9' (on the top of the base)
bronze with dark brown patina
Length: 25 1/4 in. (64.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1978; cast in 1978 in an edition of nine plus one
Raymond Spencer Company Ltd., Much Hadham.
Acquired from the above on 26 October 1979 by the late owners, and thence by descent.
E. Steingräber, Henry Moore, Maquetten, Munich, 1978, no. 37, p. 32 (the plaster illustrated p. 33; titled 'Thin Reclining Figure').
D. Mitchinson, ed., Henry Moore Sculpture, London, 1981, no. 620, p. 297 (another cast illustrated; titled 'Thin Reclining Figure').
Exh. cat., Henry Moore: Sculptures, Drawings, Graphics 1921-1981, Palacio de Velázquez, Madrid, 1981.
A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings, vol. V, Sculpture 1974-80, London, 1983, no. 733, p. 36 (another cast illustrated p. 37; another cast illustrated again pls. 136-137).
Exh. cat., Henry Moore in the Light of Greece, Museum of Contemporary Art, Andros, 2000, no. 43, n.p. (the plaster illustrated).
Exh. cat., Henry Moore: L'atelier, Musée Rodin, Paris, 2010.
Exh. cat., Henry Moore: Plasters, Henry Moore Foundation, Perry Green, 2011.
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