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

Mother and Child on Ground

Date:
1980
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 3/4 x 8 1/8 x 5 1/8 inches (14.6 x 20.6 x 13 cm)
Inscription(s)/Marks/Lettering:

Incised on back of base, proper left: "6/9"

Signed on back of base, proper right: "Moore [underlined]"

Credit Line:
Yale Center for British Art, Gift of Mrs. and Mr. Jeffrey H. Loria, Yale BA 1962, in memory of Harriet Loria Popowitz
Copyright Status:
© Estate of the Artist
Accession Number:
B1999.26.2
Classification:
Sculptures
Collection:
Paintings and Sculpture
Subject Terms:
abstract art | child | figure study | mother
Access:
Not on view
Link:
https://collections.britishart.yale.edu/catalog/tms:45705
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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



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, 2011

Connections (Yale Center for British Art, 2011-05-26 - 2011-09-11) [YCBA Objects in the Exhibition]

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]

David Mitchison, Henry Moore, Rizzoli, New York, 1992, no. 170, NJ18 M79 M552 1992 (YCBA) [YCBA]

David Sylvester, Henry Moore : Complete Sculpture, , v. 1-6, Lund Humphries, London, 1977 - 1999, p. 36-37, vol. 6, cat.. 783, pl. 47- 48, NJ18 M79 A12 B68 OVERSIZE (YCBA) [YCBA]


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