Pair Fine 20th Century Lifesize Bronze Loving Whippet Dogs Sculptures After Gill Parker



2020-09-12 09:33:04

  • Pair Fine Vintage 20th Century Lifesize Bronze Whippet Hound Dogs Sculptures After Gill Parker. 
  • One dog is looking lovingly towards the other and the second dog is looking straight ahead.
  • Unsigned sculpture maker unknown.
  • In the style of after similar to the sculptor Gill Parker. 
  • Gill Parker is one of the most acclaimed animal sculptors in the world. 
  • In May 1983 Gill took her first bronzes to London where they were bought by Garrard's and Asprey. 
  • Early support and encouragement from the Sladmore Gallery led to her first one women show in November 1984. 
  • Since then she has become a leader in the field of equine and wildlife sculpture.  
  • With many major commissions to her name including the life-size bronze Motivator at Ascot Racecourse.  
  • Gill’s sculpture is eagerly sought by art collectors around the world and is in many public, private and Royal collections. 
  • Collectors of Gill's work make a solid investment in art of timeless quality, tactile and visual beauty, and fine craftsmanship. 
  • Very finely modelled and beautifully cast, the whippets. 
  • Such a great pair a female and male dog. 
  • Made from cast bronze. 
  • They are smooth to the touch in most parts a feature we love.
  • They have such beautiful patina to the bronze and can be displayed outside or inside. 
  • Perfect for your garden lawn, terrace or living room area. 
  • The Whippet also English Whippet or Snap Dog is a dog breed of medium size. 
  • They are a sighthound breed that originated in England, where they descended from Greyhounds. 
  • Whippets today still strongly resemble a smaller Greyhound, part of the hound group. 
  • Circa late 20th century 1970's. 
  • They weigh around 7kg each, total combined weight 14kg approximate. 
  • Provenance bought from a fine auction.    
  • Condition report.  
  • Offered in fine used condition.  
  • Having various noticeable scratches, scuffs, wear marks commensurate with usage & age.  
  • We offer exceptional professional customer service. 
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Dimensions in inches & centimetres of male dog
16.68" High (50cm) 
6.29" Width at the bottom from the feet widest part (16cm) 
28.54" Length (72.5cm)          
Dimensions in inches & centimetres of female dog
21.45" High (54.5cm) 
6.69" Width at the bottom from the feet widest part (17cm) 
22.04" Length (56cm)      
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