November Online Part I

Online-Only Auction, 22 - 28 November 2021

Books, Portfolios, and Sculpture
  • Dylan Lewis; Centennial Black Rhinoceros Maquette (S039)
  • Dylan Lewis; Centennial Black Rhinoceros Maquette (S039)
  • Dylan Lewis; Centennial Black Rhinoceros Maquette (S039)
  • Dylan Lewis; Centennial Black Rhinoceros Maquette (S039)
  • Dylan Lewis; Centennial Black Rhinoceros Maquette (S039)


Lot Estimate
ZAR 170 000 - 200 000

About this Item

South African 1964-
Centennial Black Rhinoceros Maquette (S039)

signed, dated 95 and numbered '1951'

bronze with a brown patina on a wooden base
height: 46cm excluding base, 53,5 including base; width: 62cm; depth: 33,5cm

Notes

This maquette was commissioned to raise funds for the former Natal Parks Board.

The present lot is an edition of 100 and each edition number corresponds with Parks Board's 100 years of operation between 1895 to 1995. The present lot is editioned 1951.

 

Provenance

Famed nature conservationist and author, Lawrence Anthony (1950-2012), was presented with this sculpture by the Natal Parks Board.

Literature

Laura Twiggs (ed) (2011) Dylan Lewis: Animal Bronzes 1989–2005: The Collectors’ Guide, Cape Town: Pardus, another cast from the edition illustrated on page 34.

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