F99-33/36 | Modern Art

Sculpture - English


Henry Spencer Moore , English , 1898-1986 , b. Yorkshire, England
Torso, 1967

Bronze, ed. of 9
45 x 31 5/8 x 31 inches (114.3 x 80.33 x 78.74 cm)

Gift of the Hall Family Foundation

Gallery Location: Donald J. Hall Sculpture Park

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Henry Moore English, 1898-1986

Torso, 1967 Bronze

Torso is an ambiguous, organic abstraction that evokes human, animal and other natural forms. It is as much a portrayal of massive tree limbs as it is a rendition of the body. Moore said: "Trunks of trees are very human. A branch that comes out from the main trunk is like an arm coming out from a body."

Gift of the Hall Family Foundation F99-33/36

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