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Standing Figure

Standing Figure

Standing Figure

Standing Figure

Date: 1950

Artist: Henry Moore, English, 1898–1986

Medium: bronze
height: 87 in. (221 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Weil
Object Number: 316:1980
Place made:England, Hertfordshire, Much Hadham
Classification: SCULPTURE
Current Location:On View, Outdoor, South Entrance
ProvenanceCurt Valentin Gallery, Inc., New York, NY, U.S.A. [1]

by 1960 - 1961
G. David Thompson, Pittburgh, PA [2]

Galerie Beyeler, Basel, Switzerland

1961 - 1980
Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Weil, St. Louis, MO, USA, purchased from the Galerie Beyeler [3]

1980 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, given by Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Weil [4]

[1] Exhibited at Buchholz Gallery, Curt Valentin. See exhibition catalogue "Henry Moore: March 6-31, 1951" [New York: Buchholz Gallery, Curt Valentin, 1951, p. 30, #27]

[2] Exhibited at the Kuntsmuseum, Düsseldorf. The sculpture is included as part of the G. David Thompson collection in the exhibition catalogue ["Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh, USA." Düsseldorf: Kunstmuseum, 1960, p. 320]

[3] Noted on the Information for Appraisal Form, undated [SLAM document files]. The Galerie Beyeler was contacted, and asked if a record of this transaction exists. F. Volpe of Galerie Beyeler believes it is likely that this work passed throught the gallery, but she is unable to confirm since their archives from this period are not complete. [See E-mail from F. Volpe dated March 20, 2009, SLAM document files].

[4] Letter to Director James Burke from Mr. Richard Weil indicating gift, dated November 20, 1980 and letter of acknowledgment from James D. Burke to Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Weil dated December 19, 1980 [SLAM document files]. Minutes of the Acquisitions and Loans Committee of the Board of Trustees, December 19, 1980.
Exhibition History
Title: People at the Art Museum
Date: July 7- September 9, 2001
Venue: SLAM

Title: Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh/USA
Date: December 14, 1960 – January 29, 1961
Venue: Museum Kunstpalast

Title: Annually Renewable Loan, Chesterfield Arts
Date: October 25, 2004 - April 16, 2013
Venue: Chesterfield Arts

Title: 20th Century Masterworks from St. Louis Collections
Date: December 1, 1973 - February 3, 1974
Venue: SLAM

Title: Henry Moore
Date: March 6 - 31, 1951
Venue: Buchholz Gallery

Publication History
Title: The Archetypal World of Henry Moore
Year Published: 1959

Title: Henry Moore at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Year Published: 2004

Title: Sculpture, Trees And Transit In Museum's New Terrace
Periodical Title: St. Louis Post Dispatch
Edition: June 13, 1982
Year Published:

Title: Henry Moore: Writings and Conversations
Year Published: 2002

Title: The Life of Henry Moore
Year Published: 2003

Title: Henry Moore: Sculpture and Environment
Year Published: 1967

Title: The Saint Louis Art Museum Handbook of the Collections
Year Published: 1991

Title: Henry Moore
Year Published: 1951

Title: Henry Moore on Sculpture
Year Published: 1966

Title: Henry Moore
Year Published: 2004

Title: Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh/USA
Year Published: 1960

Title: Henry Moore: Sculpting the 20th Century
Year Published: 2001

In Collection(s)
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