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Title: Standing Figure
Date: 1950
Artist: Henry Moore
English, 1898–1986
Medium: bronze
Edition: from an edition of 4
height: 87 in. (221 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Weil
Object Number: 316:1980
Place made: Much Hadham, England
Current Location: On View, Outdoor, South Entrance
Signed: unsigned
Curt 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: 20th Century Masterworks from St. Louis Collections
Date: December 1, 1973 - February 3, 1974
Venue: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: Annually Renewable Loan, Chesterfield Arts
Date: October 25, 2004 - April 16, 2013
Venue: Chesterfield Arts
Title: Henry Moore
Date: March 6 - 31, 1951
Venue: Buchholz Gallery
Title: People at the Art Museum
Date: July 7- September 9, 2001
Venue: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh/USA
Date: December 14, 1960 – January 29, 1961
Venue: Museum Kunstpalast
Publication History
Title: Henry Moore
Author: Adina Kamien-Kazhdan
Publisher: The Israel Museum
Title: The Saint Louis Art Museum Handbook of the Collections
Editor: Mary Ann Steiner
Publisher: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: The Archetypal World of Henry Moore
Author: Erich Neumann
Title: Henry Moore at Dulwich Picture Gallery
Author: Anne Garrould
Title: Henry Moore on Sculpture
Author: James Philip
Title: Henry Moore: Sculpture and Environment
Author: David Finn
Author: Henry Moore
Title: Henry Moore: Writings and Conversations
Author: Alan Wilkinson
Title: Henry Moore
Author: Sir Kenneth Clark
Title: Henry Moore: Sculpting the 20th Century
Author: Dorothy Kosinski
Title: Sammlung G. David Thompson, Pittsburgh/USA
Year Published: 1960
Title: Sculpture, Trees And Transit In Museum's New Terrace
Periodical Title: St. Louis Post Dispatch
Edition: June 13, 1982
Title: The Life of Henry Moore
Year Published: 2003
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