Lamb

Dilmus Hall (1900-1987)
Concrete, rebar, paint
Circa: 1970s or earlier
Size: 18" (l) x 10" (w) x 13 1/4" (h)
As a child Hall would fashion small sculptures made from flour mixed with tree sap. Discouraged by his father, he didn’t pursue art until later in life.

After serving in WWI as a stretcher bearer, he returned to Georgia and worked as a hotel bell captain, a sorority house busboy and then as a fabricator of concrete blocks for a construction company. It was here that Hall found himself again—working with his hands.

He began making concrete sculpture around his home. His sculpture combined a mix of Christianity with an African conjuring culture that empowered objects with protective powers.

Concrete works from Hall's creative environment rarely come to the market.


Provenance: Barbara Archer Gallery; Larry Dumont Collection.

Condition: Very Good with wear commensurate with age and exposure. Minor restoration to a front and back foot.

HIGH RESOLUTION IMAGES AVAILABLE

Price: $6,500.00

References: See video below and visit the Souls Grown Deep Foundation website.



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