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#394 - Henry Moore Autograph Letter Signed Estimate: $200+

ALS, one page, 4.25 x 3.5, personal stationery, May 5. Handwritten letter to Gerald Wootten, in full: "I have spoken to Sir William about Mr. Wolf & his cameraman—who wish to film my sculptures at Glenkiln & he said they were to ask for you. They are coming sometime this week. Thank you for helping." In fine condition. Accompanied by the original mailing envelope.

Beginning in 1951, Scottish businessman Sir William Johnstone 'Tony” Keswick (1903-1990), a friend of Moore, began installing sculptures on the moor surrounding the Glenkiln Reservoir in Dumfries and Galloway, which would become the Glenkiln Sculpture Park. In addition to Moore’s monumental works, Keswick installed works by French sculptor Auguste Rodin and British-American sculptor Jacob Epstein. In 2013, Moore’s Standing Figure was stolen and, subsequently, all the sculptures except Moore’s Upright Motive No. 1: Glenkiln Cross were removed.

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