Modern and Contemporary Art

Timed Online Auction, 6 - 13 March 2023

Impression/Expression
  • Gerard de Leeuw; Manie Strydom
  • Gerard de Leeuw; Manie Strydom
  • Gerard de Leeuw; Manie Strydom


Lot Estimate
ZAR 10 000 - 15 000

About this Item

South African 1912-1985
Manie Strydom

signed

bronze with a black patina, on a wooden base
height: 31cm excluding base, 37cm including base; width: 18,5cm; depth: 23cm

Notes

Gerard De Leeuw was commissioned by Matthys Strydom to sculpt this portrait of his father, Manie Strydom. Two editions were cast, of which this one was owned by Professor Leon Strydom. The current owner bought it from The Professor Leon Strydom Collection auction by Strauss & Co in 2021.

Provenance

The Professor Leon Strydom Collection.

Strauss & Co, The Professor Leon Strydom Collection and Sixty Years of Collecting Linn Ware, The David Hall Collection, Cape Town, 10 August 2021, lot 241.

Literature

Matthys Strydom (1979) Gerhard de Leeuw, George: Suidkaap-Uitgewery, illustrated on pages 74 and 75.

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