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- African wisdom

DANIE DE JAGER – SCULPTOR COMPILERS Elsa De Jager in collaboration with Joanita Fourie (Editor)

The most complete publication on Danie de Jager to date. The contents include an overview of his life and a photo section of all his works with the background to and history of the work.

In his career he completed more than one hundred and twenty larger than life bronze sculptures. Having worked with realistic and abstract themes, he ranks amongst the most experienced sculptors in the world. Among the most important of these works are:

*Four monuments commemorating the Anglo Boer War, Bloemfontein

*Large sculptures for cities all over South Africa, America and the Middle East

*Many large bronzes for private collectors

*Sculptures of political figures

* Two large sculptures of African presidents and King Sobhuza of Swaziland

*The largesculpture “Applause” for the State Theatre in Pretoria

*Delville Wood Memorial

*Nineteen large sculptures for the Palace at The Lost City, Pilansberg

 

Full colour and hard cover.

Images: 300+

Size:245x265mm

Published in two editions:

Collector’s Edition: limited to 200 copies, numbered.

De Luxe Edition: limited to 50 copies, specially bound, numbered, signed and each with inlay.

Danie working on one of his small cheetah sculptures

 

Elsa in Danie’s studio

 

Sas en Elsa de Jager with Shawu in the De Jagers’s garden; one of Danie’s many world-renowned sculptures

Theo Prinsloo, Elsa and Hanna Kloppers sorting out images for inclusion in the publication

Sas en Hanna Kloppers with Elsje van Jaarsveld (presenter and programme editor at Preoria FM) at the de Jager exhibition Brooklyn Theater