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ID SC21, S/C21, B14
Title Spatial Construction in Steel
Date 1956-58
Media Steel
Size 128 x 80 x 23 cm
Location Leeds Art Gallery
Provenance Bought by Willem Sandberg from the Stedlijk exhibition in 1962; by descent; Gimpel Fils, London. Sold to The Henry Moore Institute (and Leeds City Council), Leeds, for £36,546 in 2004, from Peter Nahum at the Leicester Galleries. Purchased with the assistance of the Art Fund (£13,000), the Leeds Art Collections Fund and the MLA/V&A Purchase Grant Fund.
References Matthew Withey, The Annual Report of the National Art Collections Fund: Leeds City Art Gallery - Marlow Moss - Spatial Construction in Steel. London: The National Art Collections Fund, 2004, illustration number 5396, p. 71.
And in the Hanover and Amsterdam exhibition catalogues.
Exhibitions Hanover 1958, Amsterdam. 1962.
Auctions This work appeared as Lot 424, at the Modern and Contemporary Art sale at Sotheby's Amsterdam, on Monday 10`h April 1989. The estimate was ,000-10,000 GLDR, and it remained unsold.
Sources LH, artfund.org, fig. 1 from FM, fig. 2 from Champion up North.
Notes LH notes that, "was possibly also exhibited in the 1975 London version of the 1973-74 Zurich
show Marlow Moss (1890-1958) Bilder, Konstruktionen, Zeichnungen. It is not listed in the catalogue, but it is recorded as being so in The Annual Report of the National Art Collections Fund 2004."


fig. 1 Sc21
Leds 2014
SC21 Installation shot, Marlow Moss display, Leeds Art Gallery, Summer 2014
Photo © Lucy Howarth

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