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Henry Moore
Torso Column


The smooth twist of the figure's torso and dynamic appendages underscore what Roger Fry, the critic whom Moore most admired, said, "...the greatest art seems to concern itself with the universal aspects of natural form, to be the least pre-occupied with particulars" (R. Fry, "Retrospect", in Vision and Design, p. 195). There are at least three casts of this sculpture held in public collections: at the Henry Moore Foundation in the UK, at Takaoka...



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  Lot 17 of 73  

IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART AUCTION
15-16 FEBRUARY 2012

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Henry Moore
Torso Column
Inscribed 'Moore' and numbered '3/9' (on the back of the base)
1982
Bronze
7.5 x 4.5 x 4.5 in (19 x 11.4 x 11.4 cm)

Third from a limited edition of nine sculptures

PUBLISHED:
Alan Bowness (ed.), Henry Moore Complete Sculpture: Sculpture 1980-86, London, 1986, vol. VI, no. 859

Category: Sculpture
Style: Figurative


 









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