March 21, 2019 10:00 AM PDT Gallery


Bronze, Loet Vanderveen (1921-2015), Cheetah

Black bronze cheetah sculpture by Loet Vanderveen (1921-2015). Signed and numbered (114/250) at base near tail. Has mottled gray black patina with gilt highlighted tail. Dimensions: 17"h x 24"l x 13.5"w. Accompanied by original Gumps sales receipt (1986). Vanderveen was born in Holland where he developed his love and study of animals as he lived near a zoo. He made his way to New York where he studied under Fong Chow at the Metropolitan Museum of Art and learned the art of glazes and patinas. He moved to Big Sur, California and continued his work in bronze animal figures excelling in both the patinas as well as the naturalistic poses of the animals. For shipping quote, please contact Box Brothers Sacramento at


Minor surface wear. Witherell's strives to provide as much information and photographs as possible but encourages in-person inspection by bidders. Condition statements are only for general guidance and should not be relied upon as complete statements of fact and do not constitute a representation, warranty or assumption of liability by Witherell's. All lots are sold "AS IS" under terms and conditions. Please be advised that we do not provide porters nor packing materials for pick ups.

Estimate: $500 - $1,000
Price Realized Including Buyer's Premium


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