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Standing Figure

Henry Moore, English, 1898–1986
Place made
Much Hadham, Hertfordshire, England, Europe
Current Location
On View, Outdoor, South Entrance
height: 87 in. (221 cm)
Credit Line
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Richard K. Weil
© 2012 Artists Rights Society (ARS), New York, NY
Object Number
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.
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