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Moore, Henry Spencer (sculptor) [ULAN info: British sculptor, 1898-1986]
Bronze. A mother and father seated, with one child standing between the father's knees and another smaller child sitting on the mother's lap. The father places his right hand on the mother's left shoulder and his right hand on the standing child's left shoulder.
One of an edition of seven.
Cast from a terracotta sketch-model for a large-scale sculpture for Impington Village College, Cambridgeshire, but not executed.
height: (whole): 17.8
mid 20th century
A drawing for this group in the Scottish National gallery of Modern Art Edinbrugh was exhibition at the Royal Academy, London, 16 September -11 December 1988, Henry Moore, London, 1988 p. 253, no. 166, and see also information about Family Groups on p. 224, no. 107
M.409-1985 (Applied Arts)