Maquette for 'Upright Motif IX' by Henry Moore

This work forms part of a large bequest from Mrs Ann Forsdyke.

Details

Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
Height: 25.5 cm
Acquired in:
2009
Bequeathed by:
Ann Forsdyke through The Art Fund

Mrs Forsdyke worked at the Whitechapel Art Gallery in the 1950s as assistant to the Director Bryan Robertson. She forged relationships with a number of artists during this time who later came to be represented in her collection. Henry Moore is an artist with a strong connection to Yorkshire. Graves Gallery is developing its sculpture collection by Modern British artists to complement its significant collection of paintings and works on paper from this period.

Provenance

Ann Forsdyke.

Venue details

Museums Sheffield: Graves Gallery Surrey Street, SHEFFIELD South Yorkshire S1 1XZ 0114 278 2600 www.museums-sheffield.org.uk

Entry details

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