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Three Standing Figures, Battersea Park Lakeside, Wandsworth

Description: Three Standing Figures, Battersea Park Lakeside

Grade: II
Date Listed: 29 March 1988
English Heritage Building ID: 207209

OS Grid Reference: TQ2817877118
OS Grid Coordinates: 528178, 177118
Latitude/Longitude: 51.4785, -0.1556

Location: Wandsworth, Greater London SW11 4NJ

Locality: Wandsworth
County: Greater London
Country: England
Postcode: SW11 4NJ

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Listing Text

Battersea Park (lakeside)
TW 27NE 'Three Standing Figures'

Sculpture. 'Three standing figures'. 1948. Henry Moore. Darley Dale Stone on low stone
plinth. Site chosen by the sculpter 1950. Exhibited at the London County Council's
first Open-Air Sculpture Exhibition, Battersea Park 1948, and afterwards presented to the
Council by the Contemporary Art Society. 'these disturbing figures...., a synthesis of
the abstract and the Organic..,are the expression in sculpture of what Moore has
described as 'the group feeling' of the Shelter drawings'.
Philip James, Henry Moore on Sculpture,1966

Listing NGR: TQ2817877118

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Source: English Heritage

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