Henry Moore - Three Reclining Figures
Original ink and watercolour drawing, 1962, signed ‘Moore’ lower left and signed again, dedicated and dated ‘for Gerald Cramer/fromHenry Moore/1962 (lower right)
Size: 29.3 x 24.3 cms
Provenance: A gift from the artist to Gerald Cramer. Gerald was an important Art Dealer, based in Geneva, who published prints by the major artists of the day. His son, Patrick, wrote the Catalogue Raisonne of the prints of Henry Moore. A certificate of provenance from Patrick Cramer accompanies the work.
1) Gerald Cramer, Art Dealer, Geneva (To who the work is dedicated by the artist)
2) Patrick Cramer, Geneva, who received the piece, by inheritance, from his late father.
3) Fairhead Fine Art Limited - Purchased directly from the above.
Exhibition History: London: Simms Reed Gallery, Henry Moore & Gerald Cramer, 25 years of Art & Friendship, November - December 2014
Literature: A Garrould (ed) Henry Moore Complete Drawings, 1950 - 76, Volume 4, Aldershot, 2003, p.165, AG 62.9, HMF 3076, Illustrated
Exhibition Catalogue, Henry Moore & Gerald Cramer, 25 years of Art and Friendship, London, Sims Reed Gallery, 2014, illustrated p.25 and on the front cover.