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Henry Moore
Mother and Child IV


“Art is the expression of imagination and not the imitation of life”

Henry Moore was born in Castleford, West Yorkshire, on July 30, 1898, the seventh of eight children. Since a young age he wanted to study art, contrary to the wishes of his coal miner father, who wanted him to become a teacher. Initially Moore followed his father’s wishes, and started teaching in a school in Castleford.

At the age of eighteen, however,...



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  Lot 16 of 73  

IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART AUCTION
15-16 FEBRUARY 2012

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Henry Moore
Mother and Child IV
Signed 'Moore' in the plate (lower left); signed 'Moore' (lower right) and numbered 'PL IV 1/65' in pencil (lower left)
1983
Etching and aquatint on paper
12.5 x 9.5 in (31.8 x 24.1 cm)

First from a limited edition of sixty five

PUBLISHED:
Patrick Cramer, Henry Moore, Catalogue of Graphic Work, 1980-1984, Geneva, 1986, vol. IV, no. 674

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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