Wed, 29th Sep 2021 19:00

Modern & Contemporary Art

 
  Lot 6
 
Lot 6 - Cecil Skotnes (South Africa 1926-2009)

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Cecil Skotnes (South Africa 1926-2009)
Starry Eyed

carved, incised and painted wood panel with copper

Signature details: signed bottom right
Exhibited: SAADA Fair Cape Town, Johans Borman Fine Art Booth, Kirstenbosch Gardens, 10 to 12 February 2012.; Johans Borman Fine Art, Cape Town, Persona, 11 October to 26 November 2011.
Literature: Borman, J (ed). (2011). Persona. Cape Town: Johans Borman Fine Art, illustrated in colour on p.83.

(Qty: 1)

81 x 61 cm; framed size: 91.5 x 71 x 6 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Johannesburg.

Johans Borman Fine Art, Cape Town.

Estimated at R300,000 - R500,000


 

carved, incised and painted wood panel with copper

Signature details: signed bottom right
Exhibited: SAADA Fair Cape Town, Johans Borman Fine Art Booth, Kirstenbosch Gardens, 10 to 12 February 2012.; Johans Borman Fine Art, Cape Town, Persona, 11 October to 26 November 2011.
Literature: Borman, J (ed). (2011). Persona. Cape Town: Johans Borman Fine Art, illustrated in colour on p.83.

(Qty: 1)

81 x 61 cm; framed size: 91.5 x 71 x 6 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Johannesburg.

Johans Borman Fine Art, Cape Town.

The overall condition is good. Slight paint cracking throughout and minor surface dirt.

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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.

The auction is the first at Aspire’s new premises in De Waterkant. The 132 lot sale will be held over two days with a Modern Session on the 29th September and a Contemporary Session on the 30th September.

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