13th Sep, 2023 18:00

20th Century & Contemporary Art

  Lot 22
Lot 22 - David Goldblatt (South Africa 1930-2018)


David Goldblatt (South Africa 1930-2018)
‘Cape Dutch’ house. Agatha, Tzaneen district, Transvaal. 10 April 1989

giclée print on archival cotton rag paper

Artwork date: 1989
Signature details: signed and dated 10/4/1989 bottom right

Sold for R80,062
Estimated at R80,000 - R120,000


giclée print on archival cotton rag paper

Artwork date: 1989
Signature details: signed and dated 10/4/1989 bottom right


image size: 36.5 x 46.5 cm; framed size: 60 x 69 x 1.5 cm


Private collection, Cape Town.

Speculative development by a property developer in putatively 'authentic Cape Dutch style. – David Goldblatt

Goldblatt, D. (2006). ‘David Goldblatt: Photographs: Hasselblad Award 2006’, Berlin: Hatje Cantz, p.130.


Examples from the edition were exhibited in:

Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, Sydney, ‘David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948–2018’, 19 October 2018 to 3 March 2019.

Centre Pompidou, Paris, ‘David Goldblatt’, 21 February to 7 May 2018.

Marian Goodman Gallery, Paris, ‘David Goldblatt: Structures of Dominion and Democracy’, 6 September to 18 October 2014.

The Jewish Museum, New York, ‘David Goldblatt: Kith, Kin & Khaya’, 2 May to 19 September 2010.

South African Jewish Museum, Cape Town, ‘David Goldblatt: Kith, Kin & Khaya’, 1 November to 11 February 2010.

Västerås Art Museum, Västerås, ‘David Goldblatt’, 25 January to 24 February 2008.

Stevenson Gallery, Johannesburg, ‘Intersections Intersected’, 16 January to 1 March 2008.

Hasselblad Center, Göteborg, ‘David Goldblatt’, 25 November 2006 to 21 January 2007.


Kent, R. (ed.) (2018). ‘David Goldblatt: Photographs 1948–2018’. Sydney: Museum of Contemporary Art Australia, illustrated on p.313.

Ziebinska-Lewandowska, K. (2018). ‘David Goldblatt: Structures of Dominion & Democracy’, Göttingen: Steidl Publishers, illustrated on p.291.

Goldblatt, D. (2010). ‘David Goldblatt: Kith, Kin & Khaya’, Johannesburg: Goodman Gallery, illustrated on p.133.

Goldblatt, D. (2006). ‘David Goldblatt: Photographs: Hasselblad Award 2006’, Berlin: Hatje Cantz, illustrated on p.130.


Examples from the edition form part of the permanent collections of the Museum of Modern Art (MoMA), New York; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven; Getty Museum, Los Angeles; The Art Institute of Chicago and The Walther Collection, Neu-Ulm.


The artist is represented in numerous local and international collections, notably:
MoMA, New York, USA.; Tate Modern, London, UK.; Bibliotheque Nationale, Paris, France.; Centre Pompidou, Paris, France.; Fondation Louis Vuitton, Paris, France; The French National Art Collection, France.; National Gallery of Victoria, Melbourne, Australia.; The Art Gallery of Western Australia.; Huis Marseilles, Amsterdam, Netherlands.; Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam, Netherlands.; Fotomuseum, Winterthur, Switzerland.; Hasselblad Collection, Sweden.; Museum Kunst Palast, Düsseldorf, Germany.; Art Collection Deutsche Borse, Frankfurt, Germany.; Museum of Contemporary Art, San Diego, USA.; Museum Moderner Kunst Stiftung Ludwig, Vienna, Austria.; Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, USA.; National Gallery of Canada.; Getty Museum, Los Angeles, USA.; Art Institute, Chicago, USA., Iziko, South African National Gallery, Cape Town.; Durban Art Gallery.; Johannesburg Art Gallery.; University of South Africa, Pretoria.; University of the Witwatersrand, Johannesburg.; University of Cape Town.

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