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Heinz Henghes

Heinz Henghes left his home in Hamburg as a 17-year-old stowaway on a boat to America. His career as an artist began in New York after he met Isamu Noguchi. He returned to Europe in 1932 and after working and exhibiting in Italy and France, he moved to London. He mixed in avant-garde circles and after the war, lived between France and England. Collections holding his work include MoMA; Wakefield Art Museum; the Royal Academy; and the British Museum.

Many of the works here were included in Heinz Henghes (1906-1975): A Retrospective at England & Co in 2006.

BIOGRAPHY   
 Drawings & works on paper   


Sculpture



Sunbathers - Details


Sunbathers 1946

Terracotta
6.5 inches high x 15 inches long

Farmer and Wife - Details


Farmer and Wife c 1946

Terracotta
23 inches high

MADONNA AND CHILD - Details


MADONNA AND CHILD 1950

Carved Sicilian marble
70.5 inches high

Three Cones - Details


Three Cones c 1968

Polished bronze
19.5 inches high
SOLD

Torso - Details


Torso c 1958

Polished and patinated plaster 25 inches high

SOLD

Sunbather - Details


Sunbather c 1957

Carved stone on stone base
10.25 x 39 x 11 inches

The Family of Man - Details


The Family of Man 1954

Plaster maquette
16 x 16 x 7.25 inches

Group - Details


Group 1953

Plaster maquette for the Unknown Political Prisoner Competition
19 inches high (only two figures survive)

Untitled - Details


Untitled c 1938-39

Limestone mounted above a stone base
8.25 x 13.75 x 10.5 inches

The Bride - Details


The Bride Original title Guda 1939

Carved red sandstone


  Wakefield Art Gallery collection, Yorkshire