Lot 1377
Barbara Nelson (American, 20/21st Century), Bronze Foxhunting Group
Lot Details & Additional Photographs
Patinated cast bronze, signed and numbered edition 18/75 to the naturalistic terrace, the dynamic scene depicting huntsman and horse leaping over a fence with accompanying hound, mounted atop a black hardstone base.

4 5/8 x 5 1/2 x 3 3/4 in.

Private Collection, Aiken, South Carolina

Talented sculptor and animal rights advocate, Barbara Nelson, resides and works in Aiken, South Carolina. She has exhibited her bronze sculptures regionally and has been a featured sculptor for the renowned Southeastern Wildlife Exposition in Charleston. Barbara moved to Aiken in the early 2000s, a charming equine community in South Carolina. She was the president and CEO of the SPCA Albrecht Center for Animal Welfare in Aiken, creating the first non-profit full-service veterinary care clinic in the state of South Carolina. She now assumes the role of chair emeritus and concentrates on philanthropy and legislation. Nelson is also recognized as ex-Master of Foxhounds of Whiskey Road Hounds, and enjoys time spent riding with her German Hanoverian import, Schnapps, as well as her homebred Galoubet and Benvolio show jumper, Peaches.

Good estate condition, a few minute chips to hardstone.