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

Reclining Figure: Umbilicus

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HENRY MOORE (1898-1986)
Reclining Figure: Umbilicus
signed and numbered ‘Moore 3 / 9' (on the top of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Length: 37 3/8 in. (94.9 cm.)
Conceived in 1984; cast in an edition of nine plus one
Provenance
Marlborough Fine Art, London, by whom acquired directly from the artist in February 1985.
Private Collection, California, by whom acquired from the above on 15 April 1985.
Landau Fine Art, Montreal.
Private Collection, United States, by whom acquired from the above in December 2005; sale, Christie's, London, 25 November 2015, lot 10.
Private Collection, United Kingdom, by whom acquired at the above sale.
Gagosian Gallery, London.
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2016.
Literature
A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, vol. VI, Sculpture 1980-86, London, 1988, no. 907, p. 59 (another cast illustrated pls. 124-125).
Special Notice

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