T00603 SCULPTURE (KNIFE-EDGE TWO PIECE) 1962
Inscr. ‘Moore 5/10’ on right side of base.
Bronze, 17 1/2 (44·5) high on base, 2 1/8×28×13 (5×71·5×33).
Purchased from the Marlborough New London Gallery (Grant-in-Aid) 1963.
Exh: Marlborough New London Gallery, July–August 1963 (14, two views repr., one in colour).
The sculptor wrote to the compiler (15 October 1963) that ' “Sculpture (Knife-Edge Two Piece)” was finished in the summer of 1962. It has some connection with the figure I did the previous year, 1961, called “Standing Figure (Knife Edge)” which was influenced by the study of bone forms. It has also some connection with the two-piece sculptures I have been doing since 1959, where the problem of dividing the Reclining Figure into two, and later three pieces, occupied me…