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Henry MOORE

Maquette for Upright Internal/External Form

1951

Bronze with green patina on stone base
Cast from an edition of 7 + 1
H: 21,6 cm without the base (8.5 in)


Provenance:
Private collection, acquired in 1951
London, Sotheby's auction, 5th April l989, lot 200
William Rubin, New York
Private collection, New York, by descent
Private collection


Literature:
- Alan Bowness, Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings 1949-1954, II, London (1955, 1965, 1968, 1986), no. 294, p. 35, repr. p. 34 (full page pl. 23 in 1968 ed.)
- Ionel Jianou, Henry Moore, Paris, 1968, p. 76, n° 279

This piece is registered at the Henry Moore Foundation under the reference LH 294.


Henry MOORE

Ideas for Upright Internal and External Forms
Verso: Caricature Portrait of Publisher Peter Gregory

1948
Pencil, wax crayon, watercolour wash, pen and ink, gouache on paper
Signed lower right: Moore
29,2 x 23,8 cm (11.5 x 9.4 in)


Provenance:
James Alsdorf, Winnetka
Richard Feigen, Chicago
Dr. and Mrs. Gerhard Straus, Milwaukee and Palm Beach
New York, Christie's auction, 1983
William Rubin, New York
Private collection, New York, by descent from the previous owner
Private collection


Literature:
- William Rubin, Primitivism in 20th Century Art: Affinity of the Tribal and the Modern, New York, 1984, p. 605 repr.
- Garrould, Ann, ed., Henry Moore: Complete Drawings 1940-49, III, Henry Moore Foundation with Lund Humphries, 2001, no. AG 47-49.14, p. 262, repr. 263

This drawing is registered at the Henry Moore Foundation under the reference HMF 2409.


Henry MOORE

Upright Internal and External Form: Flower

Conceived in 1951

Bronze with brown patina
This cast made in 1965, from an edition of 6 + 1
Signed and numbered on the base 3/6
H: 76 cm (30 in) with the base


Provenance:
Private collection
New York, Christie’s auction, May 8th 2003, lot 229
William Rubin, New York
Private collection, New York, by descent
Private collection


Literature:
- Alan Bowness ed., Henry Moore, Sculpture and Drawings 1949-54, London (1955, 1965, 1968, l986), no. 293b, p. 35, repr. p. 34 (in revised 1986 ed.)
- Ann Garrould, Henry Moore Drawings, New York, 1988, p. 124 (another cast)
- Robert Melville, Henry Moore: Sculpture and Drawings, 1921-1969, New York, Abrams, 1968, repr. no. 422, p. 355 (probably another cast)
- David Mitchinson, Henry Moore Sculpture with Comments by the Artist, London, 1981, no. 239, p. 311
- Timothée Trimm, Henry Moore intime, Paris, 1992, p. 81 repr. (probably another cast)

This sculpture is registered at the Henry Moore Foundation under the reference LH 293b.


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Henry MOORE

(1898-1986)