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Reclining Nude

1931, printed 1962
Henry Moore (English, 1898–1986)

Catalogue Raisonné

Cramer, Grant, Mitchinson 002


Block: 10.3 x 16.2 cm (4 1/16 x 6 3/8 in.) Sheet: 22.9 x 32.2 cm (9 x 12 11/16 in.)

Accession Number


Medium or Technique

Wood engraving

Not On View


Europe, Prints and Drawings



First published in the inaugural issue of the quarterly journal The Island (Vol. 1, No. 1, London: The Hawthorne Press, 15 June 1931) with introduction by the editor, Josef Bard, texts by Leon Underwood, Velona Pilcher, John Gould Fletcher, Sidney Hunt; poems by Laurence Josephs, Ralph Chubb, Eileen Agar, Grace E. Rogers; wood engravings by Leon Underwood, Henry Moore (p.7 CGM 1, p.14 CGM 2), Laurence Bradshaw, Ralph Chubb, Blair Hughes-Stanton, Eileen Agar, Grace E. Rogers, Sidney Hunt, Gertrude Hermes; 32 numbered pages in one stapled signature within a paper cover with a wood engraving by Leon Underwood and the title on the front (284 x 223 mm). CGM 1 and 2 were subsequently editioned by Fequet et Baudier, Paris, 1962, and published by Galerie Gérald Cramer, Geneva, 1966.


On recto, l.l., in graphite pencil: 20/50; l.r., in graphite pencil: Moore




A. and G. De May, Lausanne, Switzerland; 1966, sold by A. and G. De May to the MFA. (Accession Date: December 14, 1966)

Credit Line

Lee M. Friedman Fund


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