leodis logo

Leeds City Council

Open archives compliant site

Supported by BIG Lottery Fund

Enrich UK Lottery Fund

Temple Newsam, Henry Moore sculpture, courtyard and park


Temple Newsam, Henry Moore sculpture, courtyard and park
Description:
18th July 1982. View looking out over Temple Newsam Park from the courtyard of Temple Newsam House. Part of the house is visible on the right. The sculpture seen in the middle of the courtyard is the work of Castleford born sculptor and artist, Henry Moore entitled "Three Piece Reclining Figure Number 1", dating from 1961 to 1962. There were 8 bronze casts made of this sculpture which have found a home in museums and galleries at home and abroad. The original artist's cast was presented by Henry Moore to the Tate Collection in 1978 and the original plaster is in the Moore Collection at the Art Gallery of Ontario, presented in 1974. Other casts on public display (at the present time, 2013) include the County Museum of Art in Los Angeles, Corniche Road in Jeddah and our own Yorkshire Sculpture Park (this may be the same sculpture as seen in this image). The YSP has the largest display of open-air bronzes by Henry Moore in Europe and an image of "Three Piece Reclining Figure Number 1" may be found on the website, www.ysp.co.uk

User Comments:

Name:
Graham A. Schofield

Comment:
We can be assured that this sculpture is the same one that is now on display in The Yorkshire Sculpture Park. The Henry Moore Foundation have told me that this sculpture was the original of several cast from the same moulds. It is referenced as No.0, being as it is, the artist's cast. After being gifted to 'The Tate' in 1978, it was loaned to Leeds City Council in 1979. The H.M.F. believe that it was at Temple Newsam for a short period only, before it found itself in the grounds of the Y.S.P. They have no record of it being in any other locations before it ended up at the Y.S.P.. The Yorkshire Sculpture Park have informed me that the sculpture has been on long term loan from the Tate Collection since 1989. Did the sculpture spend ten years at Leeds and then go straight to the Y.S.P., or did it at some point within that period return to "The Tate"?

Date:
31-Jul-2013

Email:
GrahamScho@AOL.com

________________________________________________________________________________

Buy a copy of this photograph 201287_173947

Select the size, finish and quantity of the photograph you require.  If you require sepia toning please tick the appropriate box. Please note the size of the photographs will be as near as possible to that requested, however to avoid distorting the image sizes may not be exact. VAT will be added to the order at checkout.

Please note there is no negative available for this image there is a one off fee of £3.40 to pay in addition to the usual print costs.
Quantity: Sepia Toning (+50%)
Size Matt Gloss
10 x 8 inches £6.25 £6.25
12 x 9 inches £8.96 £8.96
16 x 12 inches £10.42 £10.42
Add to basket