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Creator:
Henry Moore, 1898–1986, British
Title:

Egyptian Figures I

Date:
1978
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
4 3/4 inches (12.1 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Signed on back of base, proper right: "Moore"

Inscised on back of base, proper right: "4/7"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Jeffrey H. Loria, Yale BA 1962
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1989.29.2
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
abstract art | figure study | figures
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:1509
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Moore produced an enormous number of small maquettes over the course of his career and they played an important part in his artistic process. A selection of them is displayed here. As he explained: “Sometimes I make ten or twenty maquettes for every one that I use in a large scale—the others may get rejected. If a maquette keeps its interest enough for me to want to realize it as a full-scale final work, then I might make a working model in an intermediate size, in which changes will be made before going to the real, full-sized sculpture.”

Gallery label for installation of YCBA collection, 2016

Revisiting Traditions [BAC 20th century painting & sculpture] (Yale Center for British Art, 2002-04-30 - 2005-05-18) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

20th Century Paintings and Sculpture (Yale Center for British Art, 2000-01-27 - 2000-04-30) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

Paul Mellon's Legacy, a passion for British art. [large print labels] , Yale Center for British Art, New Haven, CT, 2007, v. 1, N5220 M552 +P381 2007, Mellon Shelf (YCBA) [YCBA]

David Sylvester, Henry Moore : Complete Sculpture, , v. 1-6, Lund Humphries, London, 1977 - 1999, , vol. 5, cat. 747, pl. 153, NJ18 M79 A12 B68 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]


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