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Sketchbook, 1980 - Moore, Henry - 1985. [1195863]
Much Hadham, England: Raymond Spencer Company Limited, 1985. Contents: Facsimile sketchbook, introduction and original, signed etching. #B45 of 75. Entire edition 450: 25 sets for A issue with 2 etchings; 75 sets with one etching (as this); 350 sets without etching. The Sketchbook reproduced in collotype process by Kunstantstalt Max Jaffé. Etchings printed by James Collyer and John Crossley London. Sketchbooks and Solander boxes bound by Dermont-Duval. The contents designed by the late Bernhard and Ann Baer, London. Very fine condition with the original box and mailing carton. The sketchbook contains an anthology of Moore’s drawings from his mature period of the late 1970s. Subjects include the reclining figure (mostly of women); the seated figure; mother and child; bones (ideas for sculpture); domestic scenes; old master paintings. The sketchbook also shows studies of section line drawings which are forms described purely by line with no shading. Moore called these the “stringed form and internal and external forms." The complete set consists of (1) etching and aquatint in colors, on wove paper, signed in pencil, numbered B 47/75, loose within the beige paper wrappers (as issued). (2) facsimile sketchbook, 86pps. Signed in pencil “Moore” and numbered B 47/75 on a label on the back cover, bound in burgundy canvas-covered boards. (3) Garrould, Anna. Henry Moore Sketchbook 1980. Text pamphlet in wrappers. 24pp, introduction plus description of pages in the sketchbook. (4). Original fitted beige paper-covered solander box . Covered with Richard de Bas handmade paper. (5) Original shipping carton. Numbered B 47/75 on a label (Some soiling).
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