Tue, 30th Nov 2021 18:00

Modern & Contemporary Art | Johannesburg

 
  Lot 46
 
Lot 46 - Jac de Villiers (South Africa 1948-)

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Jac de Villiers (South Africa 1948-)
Tutu

piezography carbon on Hahnemuhle PhotoRag Baryta 320gm

Artwork date: 2003
Signature details: signed, numbered 3/12 and inscribed with the title along the bottom margin; accompanied by a certificate of authenticity
Edition: number 3 from an edition of 12 + 2AP
Exhibited: Cape Town, The Bishop Tutu Peace Trust, Hands That Shape Humanity, November 2004 to November 2005.

(Qty: 1)

image size: 47.5 x 46 cm, framed size: 73 x 62.5 x 4.5 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Cape Town.

Notes:

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a caring and engaging man. During our portrait session he made a generous gesture to me when he dramatically covered his eyes with his hands as if to say “see no evil”.

- Jac de Villiers

Sold for R34,140
Estimated at R30,000 - R40,000


Condition report

The condition is mint.

The print is framed in kiaat behind non-reflective museum glass.

Not examined out of the frame, full 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.

 

piezography carbon on Hahnemuhle PhotoRag Baryta 320gm

Artwork date: 2003
Signature details: signed, numbered 3/12 and inscribed with the title along the bottom margin; accompanied by a certificate of authenticity
Edition: number 3 from an edition of 12 + 2AP
Exhibited: Cape Town, The Bishop Tutu Peace Trust, Hands That Shape Humanity, November 2004 to November 2005.

(Qty: 1)

image size: 47.5 x 46 cm, framed size: 73 x 62.5 x 4.5 cm

Provenance:

Private collection, Cape Town.

Notes:

Archbishop Desmond Tutu is a caring and engaging man. During our portrait session he made a generous gesture to me when he dramatically covered his eyes with his hands as if to say “see no evil”.

- Jac de Villiers

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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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