1 portrait on display in Room 32 at the National Portrait Gallery
by Marino Marini
bronze head, 1962
12 1/4 in. (311 mm) high
Given by Marino Marini, 1969
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- Henry Moore (1898-1986), Sculptor. Sitter associated with 86 portraits, Artist of 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