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Sculpture - The Warrior

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The work illustrated is by kind permission of the Henry Moore Foundation and must not be reproduced or altered without prior consent from the Henry Moore Foundation. Visit the Henry Moore Foundation at www.henry-moore-fdn.co.uk/hmf/.

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Basic Information

Accession Number:1955P107
Collection:Fine Art Paintings and Sculpture
Date:1954 - 1954

Maker Information

Sculptor:Sir Henry Moore - View biography for Sir Henry Moore

Notes

Moore wrote:'It evolved from a pebble I found on the seashore in the summer of 1952 and which reminded me of a stump of a leg, amputated at the hip. Just as Leonardo says, that a painter can find a battle scene in the lichen marks on a wall, so this gave me the start for the 'Warrior' idea.'

Purchased from the artist, 1955.

Further Information

Production Period:20th century
Medium:Bronze, on wooden plinth.
Material(s):Wood

Dimensions

Height:1530 mm
Width:660 mm
Depth:830 mm