30 May 1997,
Price realised GBP 4,140
GBP 4,000 - GBP 6,000
Henry Moore, C.H., O.M. (1898-1986)
Maquette for Animal Head
bronze with a green/gold patina
4¼ in. (10.6 cm.) long
Conceived in 1956 and cast in an edition of seven, this cast is the first of the edition
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Sold with a photo certificate signed by the artist.
This work and another 'Bird', were specially cast for the Zoological Society of London.
Jocelyn Fielding Fine Art, London, 1976.
A. Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Sculpture 1955-1964, III, London, 1986, p.24, no.395 (another cast illustrated).
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