25 February 2004
Henry Moore (1898-1986)
Relief No. 2
bronze with brown and gold patina
4½ x 4 in. (11.4 x 10.2 cm.)
Conceived in 1952; this bronze version cast by 1957
Lady Juliette Huxley (acquired from the artist 1957).
By descent from the above to the present owner.
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A. Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, London, 1983, vol. 2, p. 38, no. 306 (another cast illustrated).
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