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Print - Reclining figure with stormy sky
  • Reclining figure with stormy sky
    Moore, Henry Spencer, born 1898 - died 1986
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Reclining figure with stormy sky

  • Object:

    Print

  • Date:

    1975 (made)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Moore, Henry Spencer, born 1898 - died 1986 (artist)

  • Materials and Techniques:

    Lithography

  • Credit Line:

    Given by the Artist

  • Museum number:

    E.1100-1978

  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level E, case MP, shelf 74

Physical description

Colour lithograph, signed 'Moore' in pencil, and with the inscription 'For/V&A'. A female nude is depicted reclining against a boulder-like form, with her arms raised above her head. The sky is represented in strips of translucent grey-violet, interspersed with light grey and white areas.

Date

1975 (made)

Artist/maker

Moore, Henry Spencer, born 1898 - died 1986 (artist)

Materials and Techniques

Lithography

Marks and inscriptions

'For/V&A'
Inscribed in pencil

'Moore'
Signed by artist in pencil

Dimensions

Height: 15.87 cm image size, Width: 24.13 cm image size, Height: 38.10 cm paper size, Width: 47.00 cm paper size

Descriptive line

'Reclining Figure with Stormy Sky.' Seven colour lithograph by Henry Spencer Moore (1898-1986), dated 1975. Part of a set of nine lithographs, forming the 'Henry Moore: 80th Anniversary Portfolio', published by Orde Levinson, 1978.

Techniques

Lithography

Subjects depicted

Figures (representations); Storms; Women; Rock; Nudes; Weather; Boulder

Categories

Prints

Collection

Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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