IMPRESSIONS: Works from the Marilyn Martin Collection

IMPRESSIONS: Works from the Marilyn Martin Collection

starts: 22nd Jun, 2023 11:00
Ends: 4th Jul, 2023 18:00
Sale number: TO MM June 23


Aspire Art is honoured to offer art lovers a rare opportunity to acquire works of art from the private collection of the late Marilyn Martin.

Marilyn Martin played an extraordinary role in the art and cultural life of South Africa. After eleven years as the Director of the South African National Gallery from 1990 until 2001 she was appointed Director of Art Collections for Iziko Museums of Cape Town. Following her retirement from Iziko Museums in 2008 she worked as an independent writer, curator, lecturer. 

The unique collection features a number of works reflecting the warm and personal relationships Marilyn Martin held with many South African artists. A number of works were gifted to her while numerous others include personal dedications and the sale offers a unique opportunity to acquire significant works from a special collection.

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Name: Ms Micaela Wentzel
Telephone: +27 84 030 7397

Lot 1 - Peter Clarke (South Africa 1929-2014) Woman in a Landscape

Sold for R15,242

Estimated at R12,000 - R18,000

Lot 2 - William Kentridge (South Africa 1955-) I Am Still Learning

Sold for R234,500

Estimated at R60,000 - R80,000

Lot 4 - Billy Mandindi (South Africa 1967-2005) Memory

Sold for R2,110

Estimated at R1,000 - R2,000

Lot 5 - Dan Rakgoathe (South Africa 1937-2004) Moonlight Figures

Sold for R2,110

Estimated at R2,000 - R3,000

Lot 8 - Karin Skawran (South Africa 1937-2015) Wind Lost

Sold for R821

Estimated at R800 - R1,200

Lot 11 - Lisa Brice (South Africa 1968-) Trellidoor Locked?

Sold for R8,794

Estimated at R6,000 - R8,000

Lot 12 - Lisa Brice (South Africa 1968-) Staying Alive (Hand Shake)

Sold for R10,552

Estimated at R10,000 - R15,000

Lot 15 - Fanlo Mkhize (South Africa 1959-1995) SAFESE XZONE

Sold for R3,752

Estimated at R3,000 - R5,000

Lot 16 - Dan Halter (Zimbabwe 1977-) Safe as Fuck

Sold for R82,075

Estimated at R70,000 - R90,000

Lot 17 - Brett Murray (South Africa 1961-) Hangman, three

Sold for R3,048

Estimated at R3,000 - R6,000

Lot 19 - Margaret Vorster (South Africa 1953-) Blue Deer

Sold for R2,110

Estimated at R2,000 - R4,000

Lot 27 - Walter Battiss (South Africa 1906-1982) Sleeping Man

Sold for R12,898

Estimated at R8,000 - R10,000

Lot 29 - Braam Kruger (South Africa 1950-2008) Reclined figure

Sold for R3,986

Estimated at R1,000 - R2,000

Lot 31 - Claire Gavronsky (South Africa 1957-) Behind the Mind

Sold for R25,795

Estimated at R20,000 - R30,000