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Sydney Kumalo; Hugging Nude
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Lot 237

South African 1935-1988
Hugging Nude
signed
bronze on a granite base
height: 33,5cm

Sold for R 120 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 136 560

Estimate R 150 000 - 200 000


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One of three casts produced by Grosvenor Gallery, London, cast by Fiorini and Carney, all unnumbered. Thanks to Gavin Watkins for assistance with cataloguing information.

Grosvenor Gallery, 12 July – 6 August 1966, catalogue number 22.

Grosvenor Gallery, 20th Century Sculpture: Archipenko to Reddy, 6 – 22 June 2007, catalogue number 22 (edition 3/10).


Walter Battiss (1967). 'A New African Art in SA', Optima, March, illustrated.


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