Family Group No. 2

Henry Moore English, 1898-1986
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About the Artwork

Family Group No. 2

1944

Henry Moore

1898-1986

English

Unknown

Watercolor, gouache, pen and brush and ink, and chalk over graphite pencil

Sheet: 18 1/4 × 14 1/4 inches (46.4 × 36.2 cm) Framed: 21 3/16 × 26 3/16 × 1 1/16 inches (53.8 × 66.5 × 2.7 cm)

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Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.277

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Signed and dated, in pen and black ink, lower right corner: Moore | 44.

Inscribed, in pencil, top edge: "Page 11 D" Inscribed, in pencil, verso, upper right: Family Group [crossed out] Group | no. 2 Inscribed, in pencil, verso, lower right: 22 x 26/ 4 [?] Inscribed, in red pencil, verso, lower right: 9 [in circle] Inscribed, verso, indigo raw amber | + grey [crossed out] Inscribed, verso, lower right corner: Frame 123

Provenance

1945, Buchholz Gallery (New York, New York, USA)

Robert H. Tannahill [1893-1969] (Grosse Pointe Farms, Michigan, USA)

1970-present, bequest to the Detroit Institute of Arts (Detroit, Michigan, USA)

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Henry Moore, Family Group No. 2, 1944, watercolor, gouache, pen and brush and ink, and chalk over graphite pencil. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.277.

Family Group No. 2
Family Group No. 2