MOORE, Henry

Henry Moore. Shelter-Sketch-Book. London: Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., 1967.

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MOORE, HENRY. Shelter-Sketch-Book. London: Marlborough Fine Art Ltd., 1967. First edition. Folio. Loose sheets as issued in red cloth drop-box.

[A] sketchbook containing sixty-seven leaves, on acquisition disbound, in a brown paper cover on the verso of which is written: “If found please return to:” followed by the artist’s name and address written in block capitals.

The original sketchbook is pen & ink and graphite, with green, red, and blue wax crayon and watercolor. It was recently the subject of an exhibition at the State Hermitage Museum (Winter Palace) in St Petersburg entitled “Blitz and Blockade: Henry Moore at the Hermitage.”

The portfolio offered here reproduces the original sketchbook with eighty collotypes of Moore’s World War II drawings. It is part of a series of publications comprising French, German, Italian, and two English editions (A and B) each of 180 copies and each with one specially designed original lithograph ( this is copy 73 of English Edition A, signed by Moore, this copy without the original lithograph). Covers rubbed. Good. Loose in drop-box.

Item details

Publisher: Marlborough Fine Art Ltd.
Format: Loose in folding box.
Date: 1967
Place: London.
Edition: First edition
Book ID: 028145

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