Tue, 30th Nov 2021 18:00

Modern & Contemporary Art | Johannesburg

 
  Lot 38
 
Lot 38 - Norman Catherine (South Africa 1949-)

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Norman Catherine (South Africa 1949-)
Pipe smoker

oil stick on paper

Artwork date: 1997
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right edge

(Qty: 1)

101 x 74 cm; framed size: 122 x 96 x 6.5 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Johannesburg.

Strauss & Co., Inaugural Auction: Important South African Paintings, Watercolours and Sculpture, 9 March 2009, Lot 147.

Sold for R68,280
Estimated at R60,000 - R90,000


Condition report

The overall condition is very good.

Minor cockling and pin holes in corners.

The frame is in good overall condition.

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.

 

oil stick on paper

Artwork date: 1997
Signature details: signed and dated bottom right edge

(Qty: 1)

101 x 74 cm; framed size: 122 x 96 x 6.5 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Johannesburg.

Strauss & Co., Inaugural Auction: Important South African Paintings, Watercolours and Sculpture, 9 March 2009, Lot 147.

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Auction: Modern & Contemporary Art | Johannesburg, Tue, 30th Nov 2021

 

A focused collection of top historical, modern and contemporary artworks, this boutique-style sale presents impressive examples of South Africa’s best-known artists at auction. Included is a wonderful oil on canvas still-life by Irma Stern painted in 1936, an exquisite equestrian painting by Tretchikoff, 4 early watercolours by George Pemba, a monumental Villa from 1976 and 6 superb lots by William Kentridge. Also on offer are impressive contemporary works by Kate Gottgens, Phillemon Hlungwani, Wim Botha and Banele Khoza, amongst others.

Notably, the sale also includes works from the collection of the world-renowned Handspring Puppet Company. This collection maps much of the company’s creative, personal and professional journey and includes works by Kentridge, Pemba, Simon Stone and Zanele Muholi, amongst others.

The Live Auction is the first to be held at Aspire’s new premises in Johannesburg, located in the heart of the city’s art district, in Bolton Road, Parkwood.

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