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  • Provenance

    Continental Fine Arts (Eric Estorick), New York
    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, 4 August - 1 December 1963, no. 52, n.p. (present lot exhibited and illustrated, erroneously titled as Leaf Figure No. 2)
    Los Angeles County Museum of Art, Henry Moore in Southern California, 2 October - 18 November 1973, no. 34 (present lot exhibited)

  • Literature

    Henry J. Seldis, Henry Moore in America, Los Angeles, 1973, no. 34, p. 95 (present lot illustrated)
    Alan Bowness, ed., Henry Moore: Complete Sculpture, 1949-54, vol. 2, London, 1986, pl. 92, no. 325, p. 43 (another example illustrated, p. 42)
    John Hedgecoe, Henry Moore, A Monumental Vision, London, 2005, no. 301, p. 216 (another example illustrated)

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

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Leaf Figure No. 3

bronze with light green patina, on wood base
sculpture 47.9 x 14 x 9.5 cm (18 7/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.)
base 2.2 x 15.9 x 11.4 cm (7/8 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)
overall 50.2 x 15.9 x 11.4 cm (19 3/4 x 6 1/4 x 4 1/2 in.)

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
£40,000 - 60,000 ‡ ♠

Sold for £62,500

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20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale

London Auction 9 March 2018