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

    Orange, Chapman College, Henry Moore, January 31 - February 14, 1964 (present lot exhibited)
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Henry Moore in Southern California, October 2 - November 18, 1973, no. 37 (present lot exhibited)

  • Literature

    Will Grohmann, The Art of Henry Moore, London, 1960, no. 56, n.p. (another example illustrated)
    Alan Bowness, ed., Henry Moore, Complete Sculpture 1949-54, vol. 2, London, 1965, no. 328, pp. 42-43 (another example illustrated, p. 42)

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

Ο180

Maquette for Reclining Figure No. 2

bronze with brown patina, on wood base
sculpture 3 7/8 x 9 3/4 x 3 3/8 in. (9.8 x 24.8 x 8.6 cm.)
base 3/4 x 10 1/2 x 4 in. (1.9 x 26.7 x 10.2 cm.)
overall 4 5/8 x 10 1/2 x 4 in. (11.7 x 26.7 x 10.2 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
$150,000 - 200,000 

Sold for $162,500

Contact Specialist
John McCord
Head of Day Sale, Morning Session
New York
+1 212 940 1261
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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale - Morning Session

New York Auction 15 November 2017