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Dylan Lewis; Leopard Crushing a Serpent
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Lot 626

South African 1964-
Leopard Crushing a Serpent
signed, dated 2000, numbered 5/8 and stamped S135
bronze
142,5 by 59,5 by 185cm

Sold for R 760 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 863 968

Estimate R 600 000 - 900 000


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"This sculpture of a leopard crushing a serpent could be seen to explore a mythological idea rather than anything Dylan has personally witnessed."

Ibid, page 216.


Dylan Lewis: An Untamed Force (2015). Cape Town: Struik Nature. Illustrated on pages 172, 173 and 216.



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