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Archived Catalogue from:
18 Nov 2013

This is Lot Number 5

Nicola Godden

Estimated Price:
£4,000 - £6,000

Sylphidine 1988
Bronze
on ebonised base
Signed and numbered 1 of 9
183cm.; 72ins high overall

Born in 1960 in Germany to a British Army family, Godden studied sculpture at West Surrey College of Art and Design. She has travelled to and lived in many countries including Kenya, Cyprus and Singapore.

She was given her first commission through the landscape garden designer Roddy Lewellyn. The bronze was featured in his book Beautiful Backyards.
Other large commissioned works include:

The twice life sized Hammersmith Man figure which was unveiled by George Melly in 1987.

The Peter Scott memorial sculpture for The Wildfowl and Wetlands site at Barnes which was unveiled by David Attenborough in 2000.
She has also been commissioned to produce works for numerous private persons and public sector bodies, together with many significant pieces for large corporate clients.

Work in collections:
The Vincent Fergusson Collection.
The Eric and Jean Cass Collection.
Nene University collection.
Portraits include:
Leonard Rossiter.
Acker Bilk.

This is Lot Number 5

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