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Henry Moore
Mother and Child XI


“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 64 of 73  

IMPRESSIONIST AND MODERN ART AUCTION
15-16 FEBRUARY 2012

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ARTWORK DETAILS

Henry Moore
Mother and Child XI
Signed 'Moore' in the plate and in pencil (lower right); numbered 'PL XI 34/65' in pencil (lower left)
1983
Etching and aquatint on paper
13.5 x 10.5 in (34.3 x 26.7 cm)

Thirty fourth from a limited edition of sixty five

PUBLISHED:
Patrick Cramer, Henry Moore, Catalogue of Graphic Work, 1980-1984, Geneva, 1986, vol. o. 68

Category: Print Making
Style: Figurative


 









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