Wed, 29th Sep 2021 19:00

Modern & Contemporary Art

 
Lot 29
 
Lot 29 - Ephraim Ngatane (South Africa 1938-1971)

29

Ephraim Ngatane (South Africa 1938-1971)
The donkey cart

oil on board

Signature details: signed bottom right
Literature: CF: Bester, R. (2009). Ephraim Ngatane: A Setting Apart. Johannesburg: Blank Books. A similar example illustrated in colour on p.26.

(1)

60.5 x 76 cm, framed size: 87.5 x 122.5 x 5.5 cm

Corporate collection, Johannesburg.

Sold for R91,040
Estimated at R80,000 - R120,000


Condition Report

The overall condition is fair. Paint dry, unstable crack top left and cracking top right sky portion. To be restored.

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oil on board

Signature details: signed bottom right
Literature: CF: Bester, R. (2009). Ephraim Ngatane: A Setting Apart. Johannesburg: Blank Books. A similar example illustrated in colour on p.26.

(1)

60.5 x 76 cm, framed size: 87.5 x 122.5 x 5.5 cm

Corporate collection, Johannesburg.

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Auction: Modern & Contemporary Art, Wed, 29th Sep 2021

Aspire Art Auctions brings a significant and insightfully compiled selection of top-quality modern and contemporary art to auction in Cape Town. The sale stars exceptional works by many of South Africa’s big signatures, including, William Kentridge, Robert Hodgins, Penny Siopis, Edoardo Villa, Sydney Kumalo and J.H Pierneef, amongst others. Also featured is an exciting collection of contemporary artists from elsewhere in Africa – Patrick Bongoy and Zemba Luzamba from the Congo, Moustapha Baïdi Oumarou from Cameroon and Gerald Chukwuma from Nigeria.

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