Henry Moore & Reclining Figure, The arrangement of these three nude females recalls the traditional composition of ‘The Three Graces

Reclining Figure 1938 (LH 192) is a small sculpture by Henry Moore of an sinuous abstracted human figure. An enlarged version was made in 1984 for the Oversea-Chinese Banking Corporation, Singapore. The resulting Large Reclining Figure (LH 192b) is some 9 metres (30 ft) long, making it the largest sculpture made by Moore.

Photograph courtesy of Leeds Museums and Galleries

Reclining Figure

Date 1938 cast 1938-46 Artwork Catalogue NumberLH 192 cast a Media bronze Dimensions32.4 cmOwnershipLeeds City Art Galleries, bequest 1991 Collections

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