New York, East
8 May 2001
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Half Figure-Round Head
signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Moore 3/9 NOACK BERLIN' (on the back of the base)
bronze with a gold brown patina
6¾ x 2 5/8 x 1¾ in. (17.1 x 6.7 x 4.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1982; this sculpture was cast in 1983 by the Hermann Noack foundry, Berlin.
Anon. sale, Christie's London, 22 May 1996, lot 41.
Acquired from the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, London, 1999, vol. 6, no. 862, p. 50, pl. 106 (another bronze version illustrated).
The correct height of the work is 17.1 cm.
This sculpture was cast in 1983 by the Hermann Noack foundry, Berlin.
Kept under wraps for almost a century, this superb collection comes into the light with its sale at Christie's in Paris on 30 October
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