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Henry Moore (1898-1986), Sculptor

Sitter associated with 86 portraits
Artist of 1 portrait
Moore is one of the most important sculptors of the twentieth century, whose works feature in more public places around the world than any other sculptor in history. Born in Yorkshire, the son of a coal miner, Moore studied at Leeds School of Art and the Royal College of Art (1921-4) where he later taught. Influenced by non-Western art and the work of Alberto Giacommetti, Hans Arp and Pablo Picasso, he is best known for his sculptures in marble, wood and bronze that explore the human form. He also made significant drawings in the 1940s of coal miners and also people sheltering from the London blitz in underground stations. The Henry Moore Centre for the study of sculpture is based in Leeds.

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Henry Moore

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 24 June 1948
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Henry Moore

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 24 June 1948
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Irina Anatolia Moore (nee Radetzki); Henry Moore

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 24 June 1948
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Henry Moore; Mary Moore; Irina Anatolia Moore (nee Radetzki)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 24 June 1948
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Henry Moore; Mary Moore; Irina Anatolia Moore (nee Radetzki)

by Francis Goodman
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 24 June 1948
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Henry Moore

by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden)
vintage bromide print, 3 October 1950
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Henry Moore

by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden)
vintage bromide print, 3 October 1950
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Henry Moore

by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden)
vintage bromide print, 3 October 1950
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Henry Moore

by Lola Walker (Lola Marsden)
vintage bromide print, 3 October 1950
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
2 1/4 inch square film negative, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
half-plate film negative, 1954
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Henry Moore

by Cecil Beaton
bromide print, 3 May 1954
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Henry Moore

by Elliott & Fry
vintage print, August 1955
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