Study for Northampton Madonna, 1943

  • Henry Moore, English, 1898-1986

Graphite, black chalk, crayon, pen and ink, gray wash and goauche on wove paper

  • Framed: Sheet: 8 13/16 × 6 7/8 inches (22.4 × 17.5 cm)

Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill

70.276

Department

Prints, Drawings & Photographs

  • Religion
  • Black chalk
  • Ink
  • Gouache
  • Wove paper
  • Drawing
  • Study (visual work)
  • Wash (technique)
  • Northampton
  • Virgin mary

Signed, Marks, Inscriptions

Signed and dated, in pen and black ink, lower right corner: Moore | 43.

Inscribed, on label, on backing of previous frame: Buchholz Gallery | Curt Valentin | 32 East 57th street, New York | Study for Northampton Madonna II | Henry Moore '43 | Ink, wash, crayon 9 x 7 | No. 6545 Foto Q40

Provenance

1946, 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)

Rights Status

Henry Moore, Study for Northampton Madonna, 1943, graphite, black chalk, crayon, pen and ink, gray wash and goauche on wove paper. Detroit Institute of Arts, Bequest of Robert H. Tannahill, 70.276.