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"Sheep are just the right size for the kind of landscape setting that I like for my sculptures: a horse or a cow would reduce the sense of monumentality. Perhaps the sheep belong also to the landscape of my boyhood in Yorkshire... At first I saw them as rather shapeless balls of wool with a head and four legs. Then I began to realise that underneath all that wool was a body, which moved in its own way, and that each sheep had its individual character."

- Henry Moore quoted in 'Henry Moore's Sheep Sketchbook', Thames and Hudson, London, 1980