24 June 2010
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Thin Reclining Figure
bronze with brown patina
Length (including bronze base): 7 5/8 in. (19.4 cm.)
Conceived in 1953 and cast in an edition of nine
Anonymous sale, Christie's, New York, 8 May 2002, lot 359.
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, vol. 2, Sculpture 1949-1954, London, 1986, no. 334 (another cast illustrated p. 44 & pl. 99).
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