A-level: Describing what you see: Sculpture, Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure


Describing what you see: Sculpture, Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure, 1951, plaster and string, 105.4 x 227.3 x 89.2 cm (Tate Britain) © The Henry Moore Foundation.

This plaster was the result of a commission from the Arts Council of Great Britain for the Festival of Britain. A single bronze was cast from it.


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This sculpture at Tate Britain


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Cite this page as: Dr. Beth Harris and Dr. Steven Zucker, "A-level: Describing what you see: Sculpture, Henry Moore’s Reclining Figure," in Smarthistory, April 23, 2019, accessed August 24, 2019, https://smarthistory.org/a-level-describing-what-you-see-sculpture-henry-moores-reclining-figure/.