Live Auction, 8 June 2019

Sold for

Lot 230
Edoardo Villa; Kneeling Figure

Lot Estimate
R 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price

About this Item

South African 1915-2011
Kneeling Figure
unsigned and undated

bronze on a granite base
height: 42,5cm; width: 16cm; depth: 36cm


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.


A gift from the artist to Hannes Harrs, thence by descent.


Chris 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.

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