Henry Moore valuations

Henry Moore is an English sculptor known for his semi-abstract bronze sculptures and monuments that are displayed in different parts of the world. His famous works are those that resemble reclining figures. His Draped Reclining Woman is situated in Stuttgart, while the Draped Seated Woman is placed at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. His Two Piece Reclining Figure No. 5, on the other hand, is found at the Kenwood House grounds in London

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What is Henry Moore known for?

Henry Moore is an English sculptor known for his semi-abstract bronze sculptures and monuments that are displayed in different parts of the world. His famous works are those that resemble reclining figures. His Draped Reclining Woman is situated in Stuttgart, while the Draped Seated Woman is placed at the Yorkshire Sculpture Park. His Two Piece Reclining Figure No. 5, on the other hand, is found at the Kenwood House grounds in London.

What auction houses (and galleries) have sold Henry Moore’s items?

While many of Henry Moore’s collections were found in public parks and at the grounds of large estates, a good number of them remain in Perry Green, Hertfordshire. The estate served as Moore’s home for 40 years. The other galleries that display his works are the Art Gallery of Ontario, the National Gallery, and Tate Gallery. Sotheby’s and Christie’s have sold Henry Moore’s 6 ft Reclining Figure for USD $1.2 million and the Reclining Figure: Festival for USD $25 million, respectively

What is the price range of Henry Moore?

A simple pencil sketch of Henry Moore could cost around USD $500, while his bronze sculptures can be sold anywhere from $1 million to $25 million. Henry Moore has created smaller, table-top sculptures as well, and they may be worth around USD $50,000 or even more. He created paintings as well, and their prices start at USD $20,000.

Interesting info about Henry Moore

Henry Moore has given away many of his sculptures for free. His only condition is for the recipients to install them in public places for everyone to see and appreciate. Moore was asked to do a lot of commission work for outdoor sculptures. For one, the reclining figure outside the Paris UNESCO building is his work. The monument outside London’s Parliament Square, which is called the Knife Edge Two Piece, is also his. His other sculptures include the Nuclear Energy, which is found at the University of Chicago; the Large Square Form with Cut, which is located at Piazza San Marco, Prato; the Sheep Piece, which is in Zurich-Seefeld, Switzerland; the Large Two Forms, which is found outside the Art Gallery of Ontario; the Double Oval situated in Central, Hong Kong; and the Large Upright Internal/External Form in Kew Gardens, London.