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Dallas

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Girl 1932 (LH 112)

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boxwood
height 30cm


Boxwood suited a piece such as this because it is so hard and close in grain. I was able to get a detail which would have been very difficult had it been, say, a wide-grain Elmwood.

Henry Moore quoted in Henry Moore: Wood Sculpture, commentary by Henry Moore, photographs by Gemma Levine, Sidgwick and Jackson, London 1983, p.66