14 - 15 June 2016
Henry Moore (British, 1898 -1986)
Draped Figure Seated: Headless
signed and numbered 'Moore 6/9' (on the reverse)
bronze with brown patina
7 5/8 x 3 x 3 ½ in. (19.5 x 7.6 x 8.9 cm.)
This work was cast in 1961-62 and is number six from an edition of nine.
Anonymous sale; Sotheby's, London, 22 February 1989, lot 204.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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Alan Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1955-64, London, 1965, vol. 3, p. 30, no. 485 (another cast illustrated)
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