6 November 2013
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Wall Relief: Maquette No. 2
signed 'Moore' (on the right edge)
bronze with brown patina
Height: 17 5/8 in. (43 cm.)
Length: 13 1/8 in. (33.5 cm.)
Conceived in 1955
Dominion Gallery, Montreal.
Mr. and Mrs. Phung, Vancouver.
Masterworks Fine Art, Inc., Oakland, California.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, 2010.
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A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1955-64, London, 1965, vol. 3, p. 18, no. 366 (another cast illustrated).
The present work is one of several maquettes related to the façade of the Bouwcentrum in Rotterdam, commissioned by architect Joost Willemsen Cornelis Boks.
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