WWF Art Auction

Live Auction, 17 September 2013

Evening Sale

Sold for

ZAR 180 000
Lot 16
  • Dylan Lewis; Leopard on a Rock, maquette

Lot Estimate
ZAR 150 000 - 180 000
Selling Price
ZAR 180 000

About this Item

South African 1964-
Leopard on a Rock, maquette

signed, numbered 11/15, stamped with the catalogue number S310 and bears the foundry mark: Sculpture Casting Services S.A

bronze with a dark brown patina
height: 68cm


Dylan Lewis is a South African artist who has emerged as one of the foremost figures of contemporary representational sculpture in his home country. Lewis has focused chiefly on the cat as his subject and has created an unrivalled collection of animal sculpture to come out of Africa. He has extended his artistic talents to the human form, especially its relationship with nature, and has had equal success as with his animals.

“The leopard has been my muse for almost twenty years now and although my work has largely moved on to encompass the human figure I still return to my early influences from time to time.” 

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