Mother & Child

May 01 — 06, 2021
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LOT 22

Lot 22

HENRY MOORE (1898–1986), British

HENRY MOORE (1898–1986), British
Lot 22 Details
HENRY MOORE (1898–1986), British


offset lithograph
signed and dated 78 in the plate lower right
Sight sheet 26.5 ins x 19.75 ins; 67.3 cms x 50.2 cms

Estimate $600-$800

Realised: $240
Price Includes Buyer's Premium ?

Lot Report

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HENRY MOORE (1898–1986), British
  • HENRY MOORE (1898–1986), British
  • HENRY MOORE (1898–1986), British

Ex. Coll. George J. Rosengarten, Montreal label verso;
Beaverbrook Art Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick


The exhibition was held at the Wildenstein Gallery, 19 East 64th Street, New York from 14 November 1979 - 18 January 1980. The poster features in offset lithography Henry Moore's smaller charcoal, chalk and gouache collage lithograph and photograph "Mother and Child Sculpture Idea, 1978


This lot is in good condition. Not examined out of frame. The label verso indicates that this poster is signed and dated but it is only signed and dated in the plate lower right. The original work was signed and dated /78 in the same place. There is a crack in the glass lower left. The poster is matted and framed.

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LOT 22

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  • 5 Stars: Excellent - No discernable damage, flaws or imperfections
  • 4 Stars: Very Good - Minor flaws or imperfections visible only under close inspection using specialised instruments or black light
  • 3 Stars: Good - Minor flaws visible upon inspection under standard lighting
  • 2 Stars: Fair - Exhibits flaws or damage that may draw the eye under standard lighting
  • 1 Star: Poor - Flaws or damage immediately apparent under standard lighting (examples: missing components, rips, broken glass, damaged surfaces, etc.)

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