Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity

ISBN 978-1-84976-391-2

Photograph of Henry Moore working on the plaster for Reclining Figure 1951

Photograph of Henry Moore working on the plaster for Reclining Figure 1951
Photograph of Henry Moore working on the plaster for Reclining Figure 1951
Tate Archive TGA 8812/7/3/56
This photograph, part of the Kenneth Clark collection held in the Tate Archive, shows Moore at work on the Reclining Figure 1951 (Tate T02270). It shows how Moore laboriously built up layers of plaster to create the figure’s limbs. The plaster was cast in bronze and displayed on London’s South Bank as part of the Festival of Britain in 1951.

How to cite

Photograph of Henry Moore working on the plaster for Reclining Figure, 1951, in Henry Moore: Sculptural Process and Public Identity, Tate Research Publication, 2015, https://www.tate.org.uk/art/research-publications/henry-moore/photograph-of-henry-moore-working-on-the-plaster-for-reclining-figure-r1145482, accessed 17 February 2019.