16 November 2007
Henry Moore, O.M., C.H. (1898-1986)
Reclining Figure: Holes
signed and numbered 'Moore/4/9' (on the bronze base) and stamped with the foundry mark 'NOACK BERLIN' (on the side of the bronze base)
bronze with a dark brown patina
5 in. (12.7 cm.) in. long, including the bronze base
Conceived in 1982.
Anonymous sale; Christie's, London, 8 November 1991, lot 336, where purchased by the present owner.
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A. Bowness, Henry Moore Complete Sculpture 1980-86 Volume 6, London, 1983, p. 48, no. 857, another cast illustrated.
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