Henry Moore OM, CHDraped Seated Figure 1957-8

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Artist
Henry Moore OM, CH (1898‑1986)
Title
Draped Seated Figure
Date 1957-8
MediumBronze
Dimensionsobject: 2280 x 2300 x 1040 mm, 541 kg
Collection
Lent from a private collection 1989
On long term loan
Reference
L01444
On display at Tate Britain
Theme: BP Spotlights
Room: Henry Moore

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Two casts of this monumental female figure have been sited in public urban spaces: one in Wuppertal in Germany, another in the East End of London. London County Council’s policy of placing such work in deprived areas was part of a post-war revival of civil aspirations and social reform.

June 2003

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