T02277 ANIMAL HEAD 1956
Bronze, 19 7/8 × 11 3/8 × 22 3/4 including base (50.5 × 28.9 × 57.8)
Presented by the artist 1978
Exh: Henry Moore: Sculptures, Dessins, Estampes, Galerie Gérald Cramer, Geneva, December 1962–January 1963 (16); Henry Moore Sculpture and Drawings, New Metropole Arts Centre, Folkestone, April–May 1966 and City Art Gallery, Plymouth, June–July 1966 (24); Henry Moore, Mappin Art Gallery, Sheffield, July–September 1967 (19); Henry Moore, University of York Visual Arts Society, Heslington Hall, March 1969 (16); Henry Moore, Musée Rodin, Paris, 1971 (37, repr.); Henry Moore 80th Birthday Exhibition, Bradford Art Galleries and Museums, April–June 1978 (32, repr.); The Henry Moore Gift, Tate Gallery, June–August 1978, repr. p.34
Lit: Will Grohmann, The Art of Henry Moore, 1960, p.108 (repr. pl.103); Herbert Read, Henry Moore, 1965, p.224 (repr. pl.211); Alan G. Wilkinson, The Moore Collection in the Art Gallery of Ontario, Toronto, 1979, p.144 (original plaster repr. pl.116)
Repr: Alan Bownesss (ed.), Henry Moore Sculpture 1955–64, 1965, pl.79b
Lund Humphries 396. Another cast is in the Kröller-Müller Museum, Otterlo, and the original plaster is in the Moore Collection, Art Gallery of Ontario.
The Tate Gallery 1978-80: Illustrated Catalogue of Acquisitions, London 1981