5 May 2010
Property from the Estate of B. Carlin
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Reclining Figure: Fragment
signed, numbered and stamped with foundry mark 'Moore 2/9 NOACK BERLIN' (on the back)
bronze with green patina
Length: 5½ in. (14 cm.)
Conceived in 1952; this bronze version cast in 1969
Marlborough Fine Art, Ltd., London.
Acquired from the above by the late owner, 1971.
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A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1949-54, London, 1986, vol. 2, p. 43, no. 331a (another cast illustrated).
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