Henry Moore - Evening & Day Editions London Wednesday, January 22, 2020 | Phillips

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  • Literature

    Patrick Cramer 196-7, 199-201, and 225-232

  • Catalogue Essay

    Including Sheep in field; Sheep with lamb I; Sheep with lamb II; Sheep with lamb IV; Fat lambs; Sheep; Head; The show sheep; Ready for shearing; Sheep back view; Shorn sheep; and Shorn sheep with lamb



The complete set of 12 etchings, on handmade Rives paper with watermark designed by the artist, with full margins, with title page, colophon, text, accompanying linen-covered portfolio and printed vellum wrappers.
all I. various sizes, largest approx. 20.5 x 24.9 cm (8 1/8 x 9 3/4 in.)
all S. 30.5 x 38.5 cm (12 x 15 1/8 in.)

All signed, numbered XII/XV and each consecutively inscribed with the plate number in pencil, further signed in black ink and numbered XII (printed) on the colophon (one of 15 artist's proof sets in Roman numerals, the edition was 80 including a deluxe edition of 15), published by Gerald Cramer, Geneva, 1975, the 12 prints and vellum wrappers each framed.

£20,000 - 30,000 ‡♠

Sold for £25,000

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Evening & Day Editions

London Auction 23 January 2020