"African Man", abt. 1960 - Indigenous wood - 035x011x005 cm (excluding base)
Private Coll., Johannesburg
Previous source: unknown
Work on auction:
Bonhams, New Bond Street, London - Sale 18966 - 26th October, 2011 - Lot 420
Graham's Fine Arts Auctioneers, Johannesburg - 19th May, 2010 - Lot 109 - unsold
Until 2010 this work remained unrecorded in the Master Registry, it is of a similar shape as LS6206 documented on http://www.sithole.com/SITHOLE-LS6206.htm. The above title is not the original one given by the artist.
The treatment of the hair and the ears indicate this work to be one of the earliest after his transitional period. Its origin is unknown, it may have been acquired by the first owner from the artist directly and never exhibited before.
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