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Anton van Wouw

Leemans the Postman, 1901

Bronze with a green patina; cast by the Nisini foundry, Rome
17 7/10 × 5 1/2 × 5 9/10 in
45 × 14 × 15 cm
This is a unique work.
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Leemans the Postman remains one of the rarest of all of Van Wouw’s early masterpieces. Conceived …

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Leemans the Postman remains one of the rarest of all of Van Wouw’s early masterpieces. Conceived and modelled in 1901, with Pretoria in British hands, it is enlivened with a force of character that belies its small scale. The dignity and humility of the figure, with his crumpled jacket, his sweat-soaked veld hat, his …

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Inscribed with the artist's name, dated 1901 and bears the foundry mark
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Leemans the Postman remains one of the rarest of all of Van Wouw’s early masterpieces. Conceived …

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Leemans the Postman remains one of the rarest of all of Van Wouw’s early masterpieces. Conceived and modelled in 1901, with Pretoria in British hands, it is enlivened with a force of character that belies its small scale. The dignity and humility of the figure, with his crumpled jacket, his sweat-soaked veld hat, his …

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Signature
Inscribed with the artist's name, dated 1901 and bears the foundry mark

Anton van Wouw

Leemans the Postman, 1901

Bronze with a green patina; cast by the Nisini foundry, Rome
17 7/10 × 5 1/2 × 5 9/10 in
45 × 14 × 15 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed