Modern and Contemporary Art: Namibian Horizons

Timed Online Auction, 26 April - 8 May 2023

Dassenberg Rescue Centre Benefit Auction
About the Session

Strauss & Co in collaboration with Everard Read is delighted to present a special benefit session that features six exceptional lots by artists Barbara Wildenboer, Helmut Starke, Nicola Bailey, Dylan Lewis, and Nigel Mullins. The proceeds of each work will be donated to the Dassenberg Rescue Centre. This admirable organisation is committed to caring for neglected and abused dogs and horses in Atlantis, Western Cape. As a non-profit organisation, they rely heavily on public support to provide essential care and rehabilitation for up to 60 dogs and 40 horses, as well as running a community outreach programme that uses animals to help vulnerable youth in therapeutic interventions. By acquiring one of the lots in this benefit session, you will be making a significant contribution to this noble cause. We encourage you to bid generously and join us in supporting the vital work of the Dassenberg Rescue Centre.


  • Dylan Lewis; Leopard Fragment II (S181)
  • Dylan Lewis; Leopard Fragment II (S181)


Lot Estimate
ZAR 400 000 - 600 000

About this Item

South African 1964-
Leopard Fragment II (S181)

signed, numbered 3/12, inscribed S181 and incised with the SCS Foundry mark

bronze with a brown patina on a metal base
height: 123cm, excluding base; 131cm, including base; width: 160cm; depth: 55cm

Notes

The proceeds of the present lot will be donated to the Dassenberg Rescue Centre. This admirable organisation is committed to caring for neglected and abused dogs and horses in Atlantis, Western Cape. As a non-profit organisation, they rely heavily on public support to provide essential care and rehabilitation for up to 60 dogs and 40 horses, as well as running a community outreach programme that uses animals to help vulnerable youth in therapeutic interventions. By acquiring one of the lots in this benefit session, you will be making a significant contribution to this noble cause. We encourage you to bid generously and join us in supporting the vital work of the Dassenberg Rescue Centre.

Provenance

Everard Read, Cape Town, 2023.

Literature

Laura Twiggs (2006) Forces of Nature: The Sculpture of Dylan Lewis, Cape Town: Pardus Publishing, another cast from the edition illustrated in colour on page 43.

Laura Twiggs (2011) Dylan Lewis: Animal Bronzes 1989-2005: The Collector’s Guide, Cape Town: Pardus, another cast from the edition illustrated in colour on page 139.

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