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    Sale 2055

    Sporting and Wildlife Art

    3 December 2008, New York, Rockefeller Plaza

  • Lot 137

    John Seerey-Lester (British, b.1946)

    A lionness drinking at a waterhole

    Price Realised  

    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.

    Pre-Lot Text

    PROPERTY FROM THE ESTATE OF DANIEL HAERTHER, LAKE FOREST, ILLINOIS