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  • Provenance

    Eric Estorick, London
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1960

  • Exhibited

    Paris, Berggruen & Cie, Henry Moore: sculptures et dessins, 1957, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated)
    San Diego, Art Center in La Jolla; Santa Barbara Museum of Art; Los Angeles Municipal Art Galleries, Barnsdall Park, Henry Moore Exhibition, August 4 - December 1, 1963, no. 56, n.p. (present lot exhibited and illustrated)
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Henry Moore in Southern California, October 2 - November 18, 1973, no. 43 (present lot exhibited)
    University of California, Santa Barbara, The Art Galleries; Phoenix Art Museum, Sculpture of the 50s, January 6 - April 11, 1976 (present lot exhibited)

  • Literature

    Alan Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture, 1949-54, vol. 2, London, 1965, no. 358, p. 52 (another example illustrated)
    Henry J. Seldis, Henry Moore in America, New York, 1973, no. 43, p. 98 (present lot illustrated)

The Modern Form: Property from the Collection of Betty and Stanley Sheinbaum

109

Maquette for Warrior Without Shield

bronze with brown patina, on wood base
sculpture 6 7/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 in. (17.5 x 9.5 x 10.2 cm.)
base 3 x 3 1/2 x 3 1/4 in. (7.6 x 8.9 x 8.3 cm.)
overall 8 1/8 x 3 3/4 x 4 in. (20.6 x 9.5 x 10.2 cm.)

Executed in 1952-1953, this work is from an edition of 9 plus 1 artist's proof.

This work is recorded in the archives of the Henry Moore Foundation.

Estimate
$15,000 - 20,000 

Sold for $81,250

Contact Specialist
John McCord
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Morning Session

New York Auction 16 May 2018