24 June 2015
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Textile design (Sketchbook 1, p. 17)
inscribed 'White & Black forms' (upper left); numbered '17' (upper right)
pencil on paper
8 1/8 x 6 3/8 in. (20.4 x 16.2 cm.)
Drawn in 1943
Zika Ascher, London, by whom acquired from the artist and thence by descent; sale, Christie's, New York, 2 May 2012, lot 184 (part lot).
Acquired at the above sale by the present owner.
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A. Garrould (ed.), Henry Moore, Complete Drawings, vol. 3, 1940-49, Much Hadham, 2001, no. AG 43.17 (illustrated p. 176).
The Henry Moore Foundation (ed.), Henry Moore Textiles, Hampshire, 2008, p. 100 (illustrated).
Artist's Resale Right ("Droit de Suite"). Artist's Resale Right Regulations 2006 apply to this lot, the buyer agrees to pay us an amount equal to the resale royalty provided for in those Regulations, and we undertake to the buyer to pay such amount to the artist's collection agent.
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