6 November 2013
Property from the Collection of Enid Grossman
Owner intends a portion of the sale proceeds to benefit Hadassah International
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Seated and Standing Figures
signed and numbered 'Moore 2/9' (on the back of the base)
bronze with brown and green patina
Height: 6 7/8 in. (17.5 cm.)
Length: 7 1/8 in. (18 cm.)
Conceived in 1983
Dominion Gallery, Montreal.
Dr. George Jacobsen, Montreal (acquired from the above, 1985); Estate sale, Christie's, New York, 12 November 1996, lot 148.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1980-86, London, 1988, vol. 6, p. 56, no. 895 (another cast illustrated, p. 56 and pls. 112-113).
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