Henry Moore

1 portrait on display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery

Henry Moore, by Marino Marini, 1962 - NPG 4687 - Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Photograph © National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Moore

by Marino Marini
bronze head, 1962
12 1/4 in. (311 mm) high
Given by Marino Marini, 1969
Primary Collection
NPG 4687

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Sitterback to top

  • Henry Moore (1898-1986), Sculptor. Sitter in 93 portraits, Artist of 1 portrait.

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  • Marino Marini (1901-1980), Sculptor. Artist of 1 portrait, Sitter in 1 portrait.

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In later years Moore's family and friends spent their summers at Forte de Marmi on the Italian Riviera, near the marble quarries of Carrara. It was here that the head of Moore was modelled by Marini, himself one of the most distinguished European sculptors of the Twentieth Century.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Audio Guide
  • Gibson, Robin, Treasures from the National Portrait Gallery, 1996, p. 117
  • Gibson, Robin, 20th Century Portraits, 1978 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 9 June - 17 September 1978), p. 53
  • Saywell, David; Simon, Jacob, Complete Illustrated Catalogue, 2004, p. 438

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