Henry Moore in Bonhams Modern British and Irish Art Sale in June 2016


Bonhams will offer works from the collection of Cyril Reddihough, one of Ben Nicholson’s major supporters, at its Modern British and Irish Art Sale in London on June 15, 2016. Described by Bonhams as “one of the finest collections of British Modernist art to come to auction,” the Reddihough Collection includes key works by major figures in the history of British Modernist art such as Nicholson, Henry Moore, Barbara Hepworth, Winifred Nicholson, and Alfred Wallis among others.

Highlights of the collection include Nicholson’s “Painted Relief,” 1941, (estimate: £400,000 to £600,000) and “1928 (Pill Creek)” (estimate: £200,000 to £300,000), the original plaster model for Moore’s 1945 “Reclining Figure” sculpture (estimate: £150,000-200,000), Winifred Nicholson’s 1925-6 painting “The Warwick Family” (estimate: £60,000-80,000), and Hepworth’s 1947 oil-and-pencil-on-board “Study for Group” (estimate: £50,000 to £80,000).

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