Sun, 31st Oct 2021 11:00

Art, Life and Love: The Collection of Nwabisa Xayiya (Live Auction)

 
  Lot 29
 
Lot 29 - Deborah Bell (South Africa 1957-)

29

Deborah Bell (South Africa 1957-)
Lamentations

charcoal, pastel and ink on paper

Artwork date: 1992
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right

(Qty: 1)

151 x 115 cm; framed size: 200 x 163.5 x 4.5 cm

Provenance:

Everard Read, Cape Town.

Sold for R216,220
Estimated at R120,000 - R160,000


Condition report

The condition is good. The bottom corners of the frame are chipped, and there are small chips to frame throughout commensurate with size and wieght of artwork. Not examined out of the frame, full condition report available on request.

Please note, we are not qualified conservators and these reports give our opinion as to the general condition of the works. We advise that bidders view the lots in person to satisfy themselves with the condition of prospective purchases.

 

charcoal, pastel and ink on paper

Artwork date: 1992
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right

(Qty: 1)

151 x 115 cm; framed size: 200 x 163.5 x 4.5 cm

Provenance:

Everard Read, Cape Town.

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Auction: Art, Life and Love: The Collection of Nwabisa Xayiya (Live Auction), Sun, 31st Oct 2021

This October, 2021, we are honoured to present Art, Life and Love:  The Collection of Nwabisa Xayiya, a single owner auction showcasing the cultivated taste and style of Nwabisa Xayiya.

The auction will offer best of class examples by great modernists as well as exciting contemporary pieces. Notable is a selection of work by painter George Pemba, whose brilliant palette held a special place in Nwabisa’s heart. There is also a set of impressive urban scenes and portraits by Gerard Sekoto and a rarely seen Alexis Preller, a glorious Robert Hodgins, and varied examples of Dumile Feni’s early work along with others from his later New York period.

Within the contemporary offering, there are outstanding works by Blessing Ngobeni, Sam Nhlengethwa, William Kentridge, Teresa Firmino, Athi-Patra Ruga, Kudzanai Chiurai, Nelson Makamo, Owusu-Ankomah and Nicholas Hlobo, amongst others. 

Viewing

Lots will be on view at the Xayiya residence: 63 4th Street, Houghton, Johannesburg
Saturday 23 October to Saturday 30 October from 10 am to 6 pm

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