The Helmet by Henry Moore

This work was one of the last works executed by Moore before he stopped doing sculpture in 1940 when his Hampstead studio was damaged by bombs and metal was becoming increasingly difficult to obtain.

Details

Medium:
Lead
Dimensions:
32 cm
Art Fund grant:
£25,000 ( Total: £300,000; Tax remission)
Acquired in:
1992
Vendor:
Mayor Gallery

Provenance

Sir Roland Penrose; Antony Penrose.

Venue details

Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art 73/75 Belford Road, EDINBURGH Edinburgh EH4 3DR 0131 624 6200 www.nationalgalleries.org

Entry details

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