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  • Dame Barbara Hepworth, 'Maquette, Three Forms in Echelon' 1961

    Dame Barbara Hepworth
    Maquette, Three Forms in Echelon 1961
    Metal and mixed media
    object: 672x 503x 218 mm
    Presented by the executors of the artist's estate 1980 Bowness, Hepworth Estate

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  • Henry Moore OM, CH, 'Maquette for Fallen Warrior' 1956

    Henry Moore OM, CH
    Maquette for Fallen Warrior 1956
    Bronze
    object: 140 x 155 x 265 mm
    Presented by Gustav and Elly Kahnweiler 1974, accessioned 1994 The Henry Moore Foundation. This image must not be reproduced or altered without prior consent from the Henry Moore Foundation.

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  • Reg Butler, 'Final Maquette for 'The Unknown Political Prisoner'' 1951-2

    Reg Butler
    Final Maquette for 'The Unknown Political Prisoner' 1951-2
    Painted stone and painted bronze
    object: 445 x 205 x 165 mm
    Lent by the Estate of Reg Butler 1986 The estate of Reg Butler

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Maquettes are often fascinating works in their own right, conveying the immediacy of the artist’s first realisation of an idea.