Live Virtual Auction, 8 - 11 November 2020

Sold for

ZAR 56 900
Lot 866
  • Stanley Nkosi; Man in Despair


Lot Estimate
ZAR 50 000 - 70 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 56 900

About this Item

South African 1945-1988
Man in Despair
bronze
height: 72.5cm; width: 24cm; depth: 23cm

Notes

Thanks to Gavin Watkins and Fernand Haenggi for their assistance in cataloguing this lot.

Provenance

Originally purchased as a terracotta sculpture in 1973 in Johannesburg, the current owner had the work cast in bronze for the sake of permanence.

Two further editioned copies were made from this casting.

 

Literature

BANTU (1972) July, volume XIX number 12, pages 16 to 18, illustrated.


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