Online-Only Auction, 31 May - 7 June 2021

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Lot 224
Fanie Eloff; DG Van der Merwe

Lot Estimate
R 20 000 - 30 000
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About this Item

South African 1885-1947
DG Van der Merwe
signed and stamped with the Valsuani foundry mark
bronze with a dark brown patina
height: 46cm including base; 18cm excluding base; width: 14cm; depth: 8,5cm

Notes

Eloff sculpted this bust of his brother-in-law DG van der Merwe, his sister Gezina's husband, after staying with the couple on a visit to South Africa in 1929.

Literature

Gerard de Kamper and Chris de Klerk (2011) Sculptured: The Complete Work of Fanie Eloff, Pretoria: University of Pretoria Department of Arts, illustrated on page 40.


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