Wed, 29th Sep 2021 19:00

Modern & Contemporary Art

 
  Lot 13
 
Lot 13 - Alexis Preller (South Africa 1911-1975)

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Alexis Preller (South Africa 1911-1975)
Figure with bangles

oil on hessian laid down on board

Artwork date: 1939
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right
Literature: CF: Berman, E. and Nel, K. (2009). Alexis Preller: Collected images. Saxonwold: Shelf publishing. A similar example illustrated in colour on p.22.

(Qty: 1)

24 x 9 cm; framed size: 38.5 x 23 x 4 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Johannesburg.

Graham's Fine Art Gallery, Johannesburg.

Estimate
R80,000 - R120,000
 

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oil on hessian laid down on board

Artwork date: 1939
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right
Literature: CF: Berman, E. and Nel, K. (2009). Alexis Preller: Collected images. Saxonwold: Shelf publishing. A similar example illustrated in colour on p.22.

(Qty: 1)

24 x 9 cm; framed size: 38.5 x 23 x 4 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Johannesburg.

Graham's Fine Art Gallery, Johannesburg.

The overall condition is good. Minor paint loss in areas. The colours are vibrant and stable.

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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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