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HENRY MOORE 1898-1986
Castleford 1898-1986 Perry Green (British)

Title: Two Reclining Figures VIII, 1977/78

Technique: Original Hand Signed and Numbered Etching and Aquatint on Wove Paper

Paper size: 68 x 52 cm. / 26.7 x 20.5 in.
Image size: 30.2 x 22.5 cm. / 11.9 x 8.9 in.

Additional Information: This original etching is hand signed by the artist in pencil “Moore” at the lower right margin.
It is also hand numbered in Roman numerals from the edition of 45, at the lower left margin. The total edition was published with 100 Arabic numerals and 45 Roman numerals. There were also 20 artist’s proofs.
It was printed by Atelier Lacourière et Frélaut, Paris and co-published by Editions Georges Visat, Paris, 1978.
This subject was one of two compositions by the artist included in the multi-artist portfolio “Requiem pour la fin des temps” [Requiem for the End of Time] by Eddy Batache.

Literature: Cramer, G., Grant, A., & Mitchinson, D. (1980) Henry Moore: Catalogue of the Graphic Work 1976-1979. Geneva: Gérald Cramer Éditeur
Reference: Cramer 467

Condition: Very good condition. A moisture mark in the lower left margin. Pale time-staining around the image. Minor areas of skinning along the sheet edges, verso