The Three Fates

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The Three Fates

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Date: 1948
Artwork Type:Drawings
paper: 400 x 585 mm
Paper/Support: medium-weight wove
Catalogue number: HMF 2163
Credit Line: The Henry Moore Foundation: acquired 2008

pen and ink l.r. Moore/48


The Three Fates are Lachesis on the right, holding the distaff and representing Birth; Clotho on the left, the spinner representing Life; and between them Atropos, with open shears ready to cut the thread of life. Related work TAP 27