Thu, 10th Oct 2019 10:00

P5: Currencies in Painting, Patina, Photography, Paper and Pages

 
Lot 132
 
Lot 132 - Walter Battiss (South Africa 1906-1982)

132

Walter Battiss (South Africa 1906-1982)
Behind the Rock-Shelter

colour woodcut

Signature details: signed bottom right and inscribed with the title in the mount
Literature: Siebrits, W. (2016). Walter Battiss: I Invented Myself: The Jack Ginsberg Collection. Johannesburg: The Ampersand Foundation, another example from the edition illustrated in colour on p.51

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image size: 14.5 x 17.5 cm

Sold for R4,456
Estimated at R2,000 - R3,000


Condition Report

The overall condition is fair. There is oxidisation throughout and minor foxing in areas. Not examined out of the frame, full report available on request.

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colour woodcut

Signature details: signed bottom right and inscribed with the title in the mount
Literature: Siebrits, W. (2016). Walter Battiss: I Invented Myself: The Jack Ginsberg Collection. Johannesburg: The Ampersand Foundation, another example from the edition illustrated in colour on p.51

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image size: 14.5 x 17.5 cm

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Auction: P5: Currencies in Painting, Patina, Photography, Paper and Pages, Thu, 10th Oct 2019

Aspire Art Auctions’ P5: Currencies in Painting, Patina, Photography, Paper and Pages ONLINE&LIVE Curated Gallery Auction presented a rich collection of historic, modern and contemporary artworks ranging in media, process and subject matter. The collection emphasised the wealth that art possesses and gave collectors an opportunity to access new artistic currencies.

The line-up included a stellar selection of established and upcoming artists, including Zander Blom, David Goldblatt, Blessing Ngobeni, Lucas Sithole, William Kentridge.

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