~The Equine Art Of Danie de Jager: One of The Most Experienced Sculptors In The World~ South Africa

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Flying Horse Fountain at the Front Gate of Atlantis Resort in the Atlantis Paradise Island In the Caribbean Sea, Bahamas

~Danie de Jager~

1936-

Location: Hartbeespoortdam, North West Province, South Africa

Ranked among the most experienced sculptors in the world, Jager hase made more than 120 life size bronze sculptures in locations across the globe. Born in 1936 near the city of Johannesburg, Danie de Jager grew up in the African bushveld where his love for animals first started. After a three year art course at the Johannesburg Technical College Art School, he started a career as a full time sculptor.

Flying Horse Fountain
“Charging Horses” Strijdom Square, Pretoria, Gauteng Province, South Africa

A group of eighteen galloping 1 1/4  life size bronze Arabian horses stand guard along the winding, palm-tree lined private avenue which leads to what can only be described as a palace: Al Qasr Hotel, situated at The Madinat in Dubai. This is the stuff that dreams are made of for any horsey type, like me!

Dubai. Al Qasr Hotel, luxury hotel built in the style of a Moroccan ...
photos by Alice Heartley
Bronze Stallions, Al Qasr Dubai: NIKON D3000 AF-s 1.4G Speedlight SB-700 f/5; 1/200sec; ISO-100
Photos Alice Heartley
Bronze Stallions, Al Qasr Dubai: NIKON D3000 AF-s 1.4G Speedlight SB-700 f/3.8; 1/200sec; ISO-100
Photos by Alice Heartley
Bronze Stallions, Al Qasr Dubai: NIKON D3000 AF-s 1.4G Speedlight SB-700 f/4.2; 1/200sec; ISO-100
Photos by  Alice Heartley

 

Al Qasr Hotel - Madinat Jumeirah, Dubai, United Arab Emirates
The Al Qasr hotel, Dubai

The Al Qasr hotel, Dubai, which is part of the Jumeirah group is said to have outstanding service 

 Hope you enjoyed this post! Check back every Tuesday and Friday for more equine art from around the world~
Shya


Huh? What? Well, I will believe that when I see flying Shetlands !

 

 

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