Mon, 31st Oct 2016 20:00

Historic, Modern & Contemporary Art

 
Lot 66
 
Lot 66 - Walter Whall Battiss (South Africa 1906-1982)

66

Walter Whall Battiss (South Africa 1906-1982)
Bathers

oil on canvas

Signature details: signed

(1)

40 x 35 cm

Sold for R375,144
Estimated at R150,000 - R200,000


Condition Report

Cleaned and revarnished, good.

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oil on canvas

Signature details: signed

(1)

40 x 35 cm

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Auction: Historic, Modern & Contemporary Art, Mon, 31st Oct 2016

The line-up for our inaugural sale included an extraordinary selection of art. Works ranged from JH Pierneef’s breathtaking Karoo near Hofmeyer, painted in 1930, to Dan Halter’s 2006, ultraviolet light, Pefection. 

Sculptures varied from Edoardo Villa’s acknowledgment of French artist, Aristide Maillol to Wim Botha’s heads that draw on classical and contemporary sources and Ed Young’s cheeky nude self-portrait. Also included were impressive photographs by award-winners, David Goldblatt and Pieter Hugo.

The auction set an impressive standard, with an outstanding sell-through rate of over 75% across 121 lots. The top lot of the sale was Alexis Preller’s exceptional Profile Figures (Mirrored Image), selling for over  R7-million. Record sales were achieved for Villa, Goldblatt, and Hugo, amongst others.

Viewing

Friday 28 October 2016 | 10 am – 5 pm
Saturday 28 October 2016 | 10 am – 5 pm
Sunday 28 October 2016 | 10 am – 4 pm

 

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