26 November 2015
Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
Sheep in Landscape
signed 'Moore' (on the reverse)
8 ¼ x 9 7/8 in. (21 x 25.2 cm.)
Executed in 1972.
with Waddington Galleries, London, where purchased by the present owner.
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A. Garrould, Henry Moore Drawings, London, 1988, pp. 166-167, no. 203, illustrated.
A. Garrould (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Drawings 1950-76 Volume 4, Much Hadham, 2003, pp. 238-239, no. AG 72.29, HMF 3345, illustrated.
Between February and May 1972, Moore filled a sketchbook with drawings of grazing sheep, of which the present work is page 29. A facsimile of the sketchbook was published as Henry Moore's Sheep Sketchbook in 1980, with comments by Moore and Kenneth Clark.
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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