Live Virtual Auction, 9 November 2021

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Lot 314
  • David Brown; Ysterkop
  • David Brown; Ysterkop
  • David Brown; Ysterkop
  • David Brown; Ysterkop
  • David Brown; Ysterkop

Lot Estimate
ZAR 70 000 - 90 000
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About this Item

South African 1951-2016
Ysterkop
signed with the artist's initials, dated 99 and numbered 1/5
bronze with a dark brown patina
height: 58cm; width: 44cm; depth: 44cm

Notes

Brown’s work reflects the complex mix of societal influences he was subjected to growing up. Mounted on the piece are several depictions of a ‘gung-ho’ militarised society; a religious figure, which suggests the social 'blessing' of this type of society; and a skull suggesting the inevitable outcome.

Edition 5/5 of this artwork is in the collection of the Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein.


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