Henry Moore - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session New York Tuesday, November 14, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

    Eric Estorick, London
    Acquired from the above by the family of the present owner in 1959

  • Exhibited

    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. 51, n.p. (present lot exhibited and illustrated, erroneously titled as Leaf Figure No. 1)
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Henry Moore in Southern California, October 2 - November 18, 1973, no. 35 (another example exhibited)
    New York, Weintraub Gallery, Henry Moore, April 28 - June 5, 1982, no. 8, n.p. (another example exhibited and illustrated)

  • Literature

    Giulio Carlo Argan, Henry Moore, Milan, 1971, no. 107, n.p. (another example illustrated, titled as Figure No. 4)
    Henry J. Seldis, Henry Moore in America, New York, 1973, no. 35, p. 95 (another example illustrated)
    David Mitchinson, ed., Henry Moore Sculpture with comments by the artist, New York, 1981, no. 221, p. 113 (another example illustrated)
    Alan Bowness, ed., Henry Moore: Complete Sculpture, 1949-54, vol. 2, London, 1986, no. 326, pl. 93, pp. 42-43 (another example illustrated, pp. 42, n.p.)

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

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Leaf Figure No. 4

bronze with light green patina, on wood base
sculpture 18 7/8 x 5 x 4 in. (47.9 x 12.7 x 10.2 cm.)
base 3/4 x 6 x 4 3/4 in. (1.9 x 15.2 x 12.1 cm.)
overall 19 1/2 x 6 x 4 3/4 in. (49.5 x 15.2 x 12.1 cm.)

Executed in 1952, this work is from an edition of 11 plus 1 artist's proof.

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

Estimate
$60,000 - 80,000 

Sold for $87,500

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 15 November 2017