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Henry Moore

Six Reclining Figures with Red Background, 1981

Lithograph in colors, on T H Saunders paper, with full margins
16 1/2 × 18 in
41.9 × 45.7 cm
Edition 33/50 + 15AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
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Phillips

Image: 8 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (21.9 x 24.4 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/2 x 18 in. (41.9 x 45.7 cm)
Framed

Image: 8 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (21.9 x 24.4 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/2 x 18 in. (41.9 x 45.7 cm)
Framed

Signature
Signed and numbered 33/50 in pencil (there were also 15 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Raymond Spencer Company Ltd. for The Henry Moore Foundation, Much Hadham
Henry Moore
British, 1898–1986
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Often regarded as the father of modern British sculpture, Henry Moore’s large-scale bronze and marble sculptures can be found in public parks and plazas around the world. Working in various styles and mediums, Moore is perhaps best known for his highly abstract and interpretive renditions of the human figure, often portrayed in the reclining position. He was influenced by Classical, Pre-Columbian, and African art, and by Surrealism; his biomorphic style has been compared that of Salvador Dalí and Jean Arp. Moore was a longtime friend and colleague of fellow sculptor Barabara Hepworth, having met at the Leeds School of Art around 1919. He also admired the work of Constantin Brancusi, whose organic abstract style resonated with Moore’s belief that observation of nature is essential to artistic creation. Moore himself inspired many artists including his former studio assistants Anthony Caro and Richard Wentworth.

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About the work
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Phillips

Image: 8 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (21.9 x 24.4 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/2 x 18 in. (41.9 x 45.7 cm)
Framed

Image: 8 5/8 x 9 5/8 in. (21.9 x 24.4 cm)
Sheet: 16 1/2 x 18 in. (41.9 x 45.7 cm)
Framed

Signature
Signed and numbered 33/50 in pencil (there were also 15 artist's proofs)
Publisher
Raymond Spencer Company Ltd. for The Henry Moore Foundation, Much Hadham
Henry Moore
British, 1898–1986
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Often regarded as the father of modern British sculpture, Henry Moore’s large-scale bronze and marble sculptures can be found in public parks and plazas around the world. Working in various styles and mediums, Moore is perhaps best known for his highly abstract and interpretive renditions of the human figure, often portrayed in the reclining position. He was influenced by Classical, Pre-Columbian, and African art, and by Surrealism; his biomorphic style has been compared that of Salvador Dalí and Jean Arp. Moore was a longtime friend and colleague of fellow sculptor Barabara Hepworth, having met at the Leeds School of Art around 1919. He also admired the work of Constantin Brancusi, whose organic abstract style resonated with Moore’s belief that observation of nature is essential to artistic creation. Moore himself inspired many artists including his former studio assistants Anthony Caro and Richard Wentworth.

Henry Moore

Six Reclining Figures with Red Background, 1981

Lithograph in colors, on T H Saunders paper, with full margins
16 1/2 × 18 in
41.9 × 45.7 cm
Edition 33/50 + 15AP
This is part of a limited edition set.
Bidding closed
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