N05606 PROJECT FOR FAMILY GROUP 1945
Inscr. ‘Moore’ on l. of base.
Bronze, 7×4×2 3/8 (17·5×10×6).
Purchased from the artist through the Berkeley Galleries (Knapping Fund) 1945.
Exh: (?) Berkeley Galleries, March–April 1945 (not in catalogue).
Lit: Sylvester in Burlington Magazine, XC, 1948, p.193, note 51, No.111k; Read and Sylvester, I, 1957, p.15, No.238.
One of seven casts from one of the models for a sculpture in bronze, 1945. A drawing dated 1944 contains two sketches related to this composition (repr. Read and Sylvester, op. cit., p.255).
Mary Chamot, Dennis Farr and Martin Butlin, The Modern British Paintings, Drawings and Sculpture, London 1964, II