Live Auction, 8 June 2019
About this Item
This work was originally cast by the Partners Bronze Age Foundry, Hartbeespoort, c. 1985. It was repatinated and retrospectively stamped by Vignali Foundry in 2019. Six casts and one artist's proof of the work were made by the Vignali Foundry, Pretoria, after 1995.
ProvenanceA gift from the artist to Hannes Harrs, thence by descent.
LiteratureChris de Klerk and Gerard de Kamper (2012) Villa in Bronze: A Comprehensive Reference to the Castings of Edoardo Villa. Another cast of the same work is illustrated on page 150.