Henry Moore

1 portrait

Henry Moore, by Ida Kar, 1954 - NPG x13791 - © National Portrait Gallery, London

© National Portrait Gallery, London

Henry Moore

by Ida Kar
vintage bromide print, 1954
7 3/4 in. x 8 1/8 in. (197 mm x 205 mm)
Purchased, 1999
Photographs Collection
NPG x13791


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Sitterback to top

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

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  • Ida Kar (1908-1974), Photographer. Artist associated with 1508 portraits, Sitter in 137 portraits.

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The sculptor wrote to Kar following her visit to his studio in Hertfordshire regarding a request by Vogue to use this image saying: 'I am very pleased that (Vogue) want to do it full-page'. Kar photographed Moore with two casts of Family Group (1949), an earlier version of which was his first large scale commission for a bronze.

Linked publicationsback to top

  • Faces of the Century, 1999 (accompanying the exhibition at the National Portrait Gallery from 22 October 1999 to 30 January 2000), p. 198

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