Henry Moore: Prints

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  • March 03, 2021

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Stone Reclining Figure, 1979-80, Etching, aquatint, and drypoint, 38 3/4 x 72 1/2 inches
Ideas for Metal Sculpture II, 1981, Lithograph in six colors, 8 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches

On view in Childs Gallery’s new Print Department at 168 Newbury Street, Henry Moore: Prints presents an impressive array of etchings and lithographs by the famed British artist. Best remembered as a sculptor of figurative semi-abstraction, Moore also produced numerous prints during his career, often of his wildly popular reclining and seated figures. Henry Moore: Prints features several examples of these ubiquitous forms, including the monumental Stone Reclining Figure (also a rare artist proof), as well as animals, interiors, and mothers with children – another frequent motif after the birth of Moore’s daughter in 1946. The exhibition also demonstrates the artist’s progression from early work principally concerned with mass, to later figures, pierced through with openings to examine space.

Two Upright Motives, 1966, Lithograph in two colors, 5 5/8 x 5 1/2 inches


The exhibition is on view in our upstairs Print Department through April 25, 2021.

Kathryn Fields
Childs Gallery

Childs Gallery
168 Newbury Street
Boston, Massachusetts
(617) 266-1108
About Childs Gallery

Established 1937. Fine American and European paintings, prints, watercolors, drawings, and sculpture.

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