Tue, 30th Nov 2021 18:00

Modern & Contemporary Art | Johannesburg

 
  Lot 5
 
Lot 5 - Billy Monk (South Africa 1937-1982)

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Billy Monk (South Africa 1937-1982)
51. The Catacombs, 21 November 1967

silver gelatin print on fibre paper

Artwork date: 1970s
Signature details: inscribed with the artist's name, the title, medium and dimensions on a Stevenson gallery label on the reverse
Edition: number 3 from an edition of 12 plus 4 HC
Exhibited: Stevenson, Cape Town, Nightclub Photographs, 20 January to 18 February 2011.
Literature: De Villiers, J., Goldblatt, D. and Sampson, L. (2011). Billy Monk. Stockport: Dewi Lewis Publishing, illustrated on the cover.

(Qty: 1)

image size: 37 x 24 cm; framed size: 55.5 x 43 x 3.5 cm

Provenance:

Handspring Puppet Company.

Stevenson, Cape Town.

Estimated at R20,000 - R30,000


Condition report

The condition is mint.

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silver gelatin print on fibre paper

Artwork date: 1970s
Signature details: inscribed with the artist's name, the title, medium and dimensions on a Stevenson gallery label on the reverse
Edition: number 3 from an edition of 12 plus 4 HC
Exhibited: Stevenson, Cape Town, Nightclub Photographs, 20 January to 18 February 2011.
Literature: De Villiers, J., Goldblatt, D. and Sampson, L. (2011). Billy Monk. Stockport: Dewi Lewis Publishing, illustrated on the cover.

(Qty: 1)

image size: 37 x 24 cm; framed size: 55.5 x 43 x 3.5 cm

Provenance:

Handspring Puppet Company.

Stevenson, Cape Town.

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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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