Sir Ernest Oppenheimer 2

1958

Bronze. 53 x 61 x 95 cm

By kind permission of the  Anglo American Corporation, Johannesburg.

 

This portrait bust presents Sir Ernest in his middle years. His features are pensive and benign and his impeccable bearing is captured by the  formal suit and tie which he always wore. Herman Wald has captured the essence of his   personality by  a stylistic fusion of  realism and idealism.

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Images reproduced by kind permission of Louis Wald

The Life and Art of

HERMAN WALD

(1906-1970)