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Reclining Nude

Artist:
Henry Moore (British, Castleford 1898–1986 Much Hadham)
Date:
1950
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
8 x 17 5/8 x 5 in. (20.3 x 44.8 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Sculpture
Credit Line:
Bequest of Florene M. Schoenborn, 1995
Accession Number:
1996.403.17
Rights and Reproduction:
© 2016 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 903
Florene M. Schoenborn, New York (at least 1985–d. 1995; on long term loan to MMA 1985–95; her bequest to MMA)

David Sylvester and Henry Moore. Henry Moore: Sculpture and Drawings. Vol. 2, Since 1948. London, 1955, pls. 21 and 21a (not this cast), call it "Maquette for Reclining Figure"; note that there are six editions in private collections.

Ionel Jianou. Henry Moore. New York, 1968, pl. 87 (not this cast), calls it "Maquette for Reclining Figure" and locates it in a private collection.

Robert Melville. Henry Moore: Sculpture and Drawings 1921–1969. New York, [1970], p. 355, pl. 417 (not this cast), calls it "Maquette for Reclining Figure".

William S. Lieberman. Henry Moore: 60 Years of His Art. Exh. cat., The Metropolitan Museum of Art. New York, 1983, p. 123, ill. p. 79 (not this cast), calls it "Reclining Figure (maquette)".

Alan Bowness, ed. Henry Moore: Complete Sculpture. Vol. 2, Sculpture 1949–54. 3rd rev. ed. (1st ed. 1955). London, 1986, pp. 32–33, no. 292, pls. 44–45, calls it "Working Model for Reclining Figure: Festival"; notes that it was cast in an edition of seven.

Nick Waterlow and Susan Compton. Henry Moore, 1898–1986. Exh. cat., Art Gallery of New South Wales. Sydney, 1992, p. 115, no. 92, ill. (not this cast), calls it "Working Model for Reclining Figure: Festival".



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