7 November 2007
Sold by The Art Institute of Chicago*
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Maquette for Mother and Child with Apple
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 6¾ in. (17.1 cm.)
Conceived and cast in 1956
Mr. and Mrs. Joel Starrels, Chicago.
Gift from the above to the present owner, 1960.
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A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, 1955-64, London, 1986, vol. 3, p. 28, no. 406a (larger version illustrated, pp. 90-91, pls. 32-33).
Chicago, Renaissance Society, Chicago's Homage to Henry Moore, December 1967.
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