Henry Moore - 20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session New York Wednesday, November 15, 2017 | Phillips

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  • Provenance

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

  • Exhibited

    London, Whitechapel Art Gallery, Henry Moore: an exhibition of sculpture from 1950–1960, November - December 1960, no. 53, 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 3 - December 1, 1963, no. 54, n.p. (present lot exhibited and illustrated)
    Orange, Chapman College, Henry Moore, January 31 - February 14, 1964 (present lot exhibited)
    University of California, Santa Barbara, Art Gallery, 20th Century Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture from Santa Barbara, April 20 - May 14, 1965 (present lot exhibited)
    London, Tate Gallery, Henry Moore, July 17 - September 22, 1968, no. 100, p. 105 (another example exhibited and plaster version illustrated)
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Henry Moore in Southern California, October 2 - November 18, 1973, no. 62 (another example exhibited)

  • Literature

    Will Grohmann, The Art of Henry Moore, London, 1960, no. 176, n.p. (plaster version illustrated)
    John Hedgecoe and Henry Moore, Henry Moore, New York, 1968, p. 288 (another example illustrated)
    Robert Melville, Henry Moore: Sculpture and Drawings 1921–1969, London, 1970, no. 524, n.p. (plaster version illustrated)
    Alan Bowness, ed., Henry Moore: Complete Sculpture 1955–64, vol. 3, London, 2005, no. 423, pp. 32-33 (another example illustrated, p. 33)
    John Hedgecoe, Henry Moore: A Monumental Vision, London, 2005, no. 389, pp. 222-223 (another example illustrated, p. 223)

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


Draped Seated Figure against Curved Wall

bronze with brown patina
9 1/8 x 13 1/8 x 9 5/8 in. (23.2 x 33.3 x 24.4 cm.)
Executed in 1956, this work is from an edition of 12 plus 1 artist's proof.

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

$200,000 - 300,000 

Sold for $447,000

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 15 November 2017