Maquette: Spindle Piece

Artist: Henry Moore (British, Castleford 1898–1986 Much Hadham)

Date: 1968

Medium: Bronze

Dimensions: 6 1/8 × 5 3/8 × 4 1/2 in. (15.6 × 13.7 × 11.4 cm)
Weight: 7 lb. (3.2 kg)

Classification: Sculpture

Credit Line: Gift of Laura and David Finn, 1982

Accession Number: 1982.502.1

Rights and Reproduction: © 2018 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 903
Laura and David Finn, New York (until 1982; their gift to MMA)

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Henry Moore: 60 Years of His Art," May 24–September 25, 1983, unnumbered cat. (p. 102, as "Spindle Piece (maquette)".

Mountainville, N. Y. Storm King Art Center. "20th Century Sculpture: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art," May 18–October 31, 1984, unnum. brochure (as "Spindle Piece").

New York. The Metropolitan Museum of Art. "Small Bronzes," September 5, 2003–March 14, 2004, no catalogue.

Alan Bowness, ed. Henry Moore: Sculpture and Drawings. Vol. 4, Sculpture 1964–73. London, 1977, p. 54, no. 591, ill., calls it "Maquette for Spindle Piece".

Edward H. Teague. Henry Moore: Bibliography and Reproductions Index. Jefferson, N.C., 1981, p. 148, calls it "Maquette for Spindle Piece".

Lisa M. Messinger. "Twentieth Century Art." The Metropolitan Museum of Art: Notable Acquisitions, 1982–1983. New York, 1983, p. 68, ill., calls it "Maquette for Spindle Piece".

David Collens in 20th Century Sculpture: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. brochure, Storm King Art Center. [Mountainville, N. Y.], [1984], unpaginated.

Lowery S. Sims in 20th Century Sculpture: Selections from The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Exh. brochure, Storm King Art Center. [Mountainville, N. Y.], [1984], unpaginated, ill.