|Three-Piece Reclining Figure: Draped 1975|
Three Piece Reclining Figure: Draped 1975, photographed end-on, in February 2008
Three Piece Reclining Figure: Draped 1975 is a bronze sculpture by Henry Moore, catalogued as LH 655. It is approximately 4.7m long. Seven casts and an artists proof were made. Three publicly exhibited casts are situated in the Sodra Kungsgatan in Gävle, Sweden, at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology in Boston, USA,and at the Henry Moore Foundation in Perry Green, Hertfordshire.
One of nine casts of Moore's Working Model for Three-Piece Reclining Figure: Draped 1975 (LH654) sold at auction at Sotheby's in New York in May 2015 for $2.89 million.One of the seven casts from the collection of Philip and Muriel Berman sold for $7.5 million in November 2004 at Sotheby's in New York.
LH 655 cast 6 104 inches (2.6 m) x 104 inches (2.6 m) x 186 inches (4.7 m).is installed outside the Columbus Museum of Art in Columbus, Ohio, United States. The abstract reclining figure measures
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