London, South Kensington
14 July 2016
Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
Mother and Child: Rock
signed and numbered 'Moore 8/9' (on the back of the base)
bronze with a brown and green patina
6 ¼ in. (15.8 cm.) high, including the base
Anonymous sale; Christie's, South Kensington, 6 April 2001, lot 448, where purchased by the present owner.
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A. Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Sculpture 1980-86, Vol. VI, London, 1988, pp. 102-103, no. 877, pls 104-105, another cast illustrated.
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