5 November 2003
Property of a Private Montreal Collector
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Two Piece Reclining Figure: Maquette No. 1
signed and numbered 'Moore 6/12' (on the top of the base); stamped with foundry mark 'H NOACK BERLIN' (on the right side of the base)
bronze with brown patina
Length: 9½ in. (24.1 cm.)
Conceived in 1960; this bronze version cast by 1970
Dominion Gallery, Montreal.
Acquired from the above by the present owner, circa 1970.
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A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1955-64, London, 1986, vol. III, p. 46, no. 473 (another cast illustrated, p. 47).
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