3 December 2008,
New York, Rockefeller Plaza
Price Realised USD 2,000
Estimate USD 800 - USD 1,200
John Seerey-Lester (British, b.1946)
A lionness drinking at a waterhole
signed and dated 'Seerey-Lester '80' (lower left)
pastel on paper
15 x 21 in. (38.1 x 53.3 cm.)
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John Seerey-Lester was born in Manchester in 1946 but only started painting in the mid-1970s. Dedicated to his subject, his work in this field has received worldwide recognition and he has been commended for his work in conservation. Now based in Florida, he is an established name in contemporary wildlife art.
Please note this lot will be offered without reserve.
PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DANIEL HAERTHER, LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS