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Seated Figure

Accession Number
1959/1.123

Title
Seated Figure

Artist(s)
Henry Moore

Artist Nationality
British (modern)

Object Creation Date
1929

Medium & Support
pen and wash on paper

Dimensions
16 7/8 in x 13 9/16 in (42.86 cm x 34.45 cm);16 7/8 in x 13 9/16 in (42.86 cm x 34.45 cm)

Credit Line
Museum Purchase

Subject matter
Similar to other nude studies Moore created at this time, this work shows the artist's growing interest in monumental forms and his experimentation with abstraction – note the sitter's face represented in multiple, simultaneous planes.

Physical Description
A seated nude female figure in three-quarters view seated on a block.

Primary Object Classification
Drawing

Primary Object Type
life drawing

Collection Area
Modern and Contemporary

Rights
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Keywords
modern and contemporary art
monumentality
nudes (representations)
seated
sitting
three-quarter views

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