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Title: Two Piece Reclining Figure No. 2
Date: 1959–60
Artist: Henry Moore
English, 1898–1986
Medium: bronze
Edition: 1/7
Dimensions:
sculpture: 49 1/2 x 101 1/2 x 42 3/4 in. (125.7 x 257.8 x 108.6 cm)
Credit Line: Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Howard F. Baer
Object Number: 68:1970a,b
Place made: Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England
Current Location: On View, Outdoor, South Lawn
Provenance
- 1970
Howard F. and Isabel Baer, purchased from the artist [1]

1970 -
Saint Louis Art Museum, given by Howard F. and Isabel Baer [2]


Notes:
[1] Mr. and Mrs. Howard F. Baer purchased "Two–Piece Reclining Figure No. 2" from the artist [Baer, Howard. "Saint Louis to Me: Footnotes on Fifty Years." St. Louis: Hawthorn Publishing Co. Inc., 1978, p. 250].

[2] Minutes of the Acquisitions Committee of the Board of Trustees, City Art Museum, June 25, 1970.
Exhibition History
Title: Henry Moore (1962)
Date: March - April 1962
Venue: M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.
Title: Shaw's Garden Spring Sculpture Festival
Date: May 14 – June 25, 1972
Venue: Missouri Botanical Garden
Title: Annually Renewable Loan, Missouri Botanical Gardens
Date: 1969–November 2004
Venue: Missouri Botanical Garden
Title: Annually Renewable Loan, City of St. Louis, Department of Parks, Recreation, and Forestry
Date: October 2006 – April 17, 2013
Venue: Art Hill, Forest Park
Publication History
Title: Henry Moore Sculpture: with comments by the artist
Editor: David Mitchinson
Title: Dedication of the Moore Figures at Lambert Airport plaza
Periodical Title: Bulletin of the City Art Museum of Saint Louis
Author: Andrew Carnduff Ritchie
Publisher: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: Henry Moore
Author: Susan Compton
Title: Henry Moore: Sculpture 1955-64
Editor: Alan Bowness
Title: Among Recent Acquisitions: Two Sculptures by Henry Moore
Periodical Title: Bulletin of the City Art Museum of Saint Louis
Publisher: Saint Louis Art Museum
Title: Henry Moore: Sculpture and Environment
Year Published: 1976
Title: Henry Moore on Sculpture
Author: James Philip
Title: Henry Moore: Retrospective
Publisher: Fondation Maeght
Title: Henry Moore: Writings and Conversations
Author: Alan Wilkinson
Title: Henry Moore: Catalogue of an Exhibition at the Tate Gallery
Author: David Sylvester
Title: Henry Moore: Sculpting the 20th Century
Author: Dorothy Kosinski
Title: Saint Louis to Me: footnotes on fifty years
Year Published: 1978
Title: The Ribosome: Structure, Function, and Evolution
Year Published: 1990
Title: Reflections: The Garden Revisited
Publisher: Missouri Botanical Garden
Title: The Kröller–Müller Museum: Otterlo, Holland
Author: Ellen Joosten
Title: Many-sided view of the Moore sculptures
Periodical Title: The St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Author: George McCue
Publisher: St. Louis Post-Dispatch
Title: History at the Airport
Periodical Title: St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Publisher: St. Louis Globe-Democrat
Title: Notes on Henry Moore
Publisher: Whitechapel Art Gallery
Author: Bryan Robertson
Title: Shaw's Garden spring sculpture festival: Missouri Botanical Garden, May 14–June 25, 1972
Year Published: 1972
Title: Henry Moore: March–April: 1962
Publisher: M. Knoedler & Co., Inc.
Title: Impressionist and Modern Paintings and Sculpture
Publisher: Sotheby's
Title: Magnetic Attraction of Henry Moore Figure
Periodical Title: The Scotsman
Author: Edward Gage
Title: Henry Spencer Moore
Editor: John Hedgecoe
Title: The Life of Henry Moore
Year Published: 2003
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