LUCAS SITHOLE

Lucas SITHOLE LS6511 "Don't leave me!", 1965 - Liquid steel on wire mesh base covered with liquid steel - 122x023x034 cm

LS6511

"Don't leave me!", 1965 - Liquid steel on wire mesh base covered with liquid steel - 122x023x034 cm

 

Lucas SITHOLE LS6511 "Don't leave me!", 1965 - Liquid steel on wire mesh base covered with liquid steel (close-up of hands)

LS6511 close-up

 

Provenance:

Priv. Coll., USA - acq. on 2nd October, 2013

Priv. Coll., Washington DC., USA - acq. in April, 1967

Adler Fielding Galleries, Johannesburg

 

Work exhibited:

Adler Fielding Galleries, Johannesburg - 1966 + 1967

Piccadilly Gallery, London ("African Painters and Sculptors from Johannesburg") - 1965

 

Work auctioned:

Bonhams New Bond Street London - Auction 20619 - 2nd October, 2013 - Lot 66 - auctioned for 21,250 / CHF 31,185 incl.

 

Work illustrated:

The Canberra Times, ACT, Australia - 23rd July, 1965 ("Shows for South African Sculptor", ill. p.12)

The Star, Johannesburg - 17.12.1965, ill.

The Star, Johannesburg - 14.4.1966, ill.

Lucas SITHOLE 1958-1979 - ISBN 0 620 03982 5 - p. 49 - as LS6603

Bonhams New Bond Street London - The South African Sale - Auction 20619 - 2nd October, 2013, cat. p.75, Lot 66

 

Work listed:

Piccadilly Gallery, London ("African Painters and Sculptors from Johannesburg") - 1965, cat. 39

 

Note:

Lucas SITHOLE LS6511 "Don't leave me!", 1965 - Liquid steel on wire mesh base covered with liquid steel (close-up of base)

LS6511 close-up of feet affixed on wire mesh base covered with liquid steel - the wooden plinth is not part of the sculpture!

Other examples of the use of wire mesh with liquid steel can be seen on LS5902, LS5903 and LS6302!

 

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