Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862-1945) 'Noitje of the Underveld' 42cm (16 3/4in) high
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Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862-1945) 'Noitje of the Underveld' 42cm (16 3/4in) high
Sold for £20,000 (US$ 33,616) inc. premium
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Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862-1945) 'Noitje of the Underveld' 42cm (16 3/4in) high Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862-1945) 'Noitje of the Underveld' 42cm (16 3/4in) high Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862-1945) 'Noitje of the Underveld' 42cm (16 3/4in) high Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862-1945) 'Noitje of the Underveld' 42cm (16 3/4in) high
Lot Details
Anton van Wouw (South African, 1862-1945)
'Noitje of the Underveld'
inscribed 'Die Noitje van die onderveld / Transvaal / Rustenburg / sijn distrikt', signed 'A. van Wouw. S.A. Joh-burg 1907' and inscribed with foundry mark 'G. Nisini fuse - Roma' (to base)
bronze
42cm (16 3/4in) high

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE
    Presented to the Inspector of Schools in Pretoria, 1912
    Thence by direct descent to the current owner

    BIBLIOGRAPHY
    A.E. Duffey, Anton van Wouw: The Smaller Works, (Pretoria, 2008), other castings illustrated pp.56-58


    The model for this Boer girl in Voortrekker dress was most likely one of van Wouw's pupils at the Staatmeisjesskool.
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