Tue, 30th Nov 2021 18:00

Modern & Contemporary Art | Johannesburg

 
  Lot 8
 
Lot 8 - William Kentridge (South Africa 1955-)

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William Kentridge (South Africa 1955-)
Rand Mines

etching, soft ground, aquatint and drypoint, from 1 coper plate, on spreads from a ledger of 1913, on Vélin d’Arches Blanc 300gsm paper

Artwork date: 1999
Signature details: signed and numbered AP3 in pencil in the margin
Edition: from an edition of 24 plus 4 APs
Literature: Law-Viljoen, B. (ed.). (2006). William Kentridge Prints. Johannesburg: David Krut Publishing, illustrated in colour on pp.76-77.

(Qty: 1)

image size: 37 x 63 cm; framed size: 69 x 91 x 2.5 cm

Provenance:

Handspring Puppet Company.

Acquired directly from the artist.

Notes:

Printed by Malcolm Christian, The Caversham Press. Published by Malcolm Christian.

Sold for R147,940
Estimated at R80,000 - R120,000


Condition report

The condition is very good.

One minor appearance of foxing (1 mm) in the centre of the left margin of the sheet. Not examined out of frame, full report available on request.

The frame is in mint 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.

 

etching, soft ground, aquatint and drypoint, from 1 coper plate, on spreads from a ledger of 1913, on Vélin d’Arches Blanc 300gsm paper

Artwork date: 1999
Signature details: signed and numbered AP3 in pencil in the margin
Edition: from an edition of 24 plus 4 APs
Literature: Law-Viljoen, B. (ed.). (2006). William Kentridge Prints. Johannesburg: David Krut Publishing, illustrated in colour on pp.76-77.

(Qty: 1)

image size: 37 x 63 cm; framed size: 69 x 91 x 2.5 cm

Provenance:

Handspring Puppet Company.

Acquired directly from the artist.

Notes:

Printed by Malcolm Christian, The Caversham Press. Published by Malcolm Christian.

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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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