Artists

From Albert Adams to Portia Zvavahera, Strauss & Co maintains a detailed database of every artist sold at auction since 2009. Whether it is painting, sculpture, works on paper, photography, ceramics or new media, this searchable database lists by artist every lot offered and provides aggregated data useful to seasoned collectors. Important blue-chip artists like William Kentridge, JH Pierneef, Alexis Preller and Irma Stern are introduced with helpful biographies.

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Top Artists

Our top 12 artists at auction.


Irma Stern; Two Arabs
428 lots sold for ZAR 584 419 729
Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Farm Jonkershoek with Twin Peaks Beyond, Stellenbosch
707 lots sold for ZAR 348 103 662
Alexis Preller; Boy with a Crocodile
254 lots sold for ZAR 223 716 219
William Kentridge; Iris
556 lots sold for ZAR 145 642 566
Maggie Laubser; Shepherd Seated with his Flock
240 lots sold for ZAR 87 601 815
Walter Battiss; African Figures
788 lots sold for ZAR 73 843 768
Robert Hodgins; J'accuse
402 lots sold for ZAR 72 836 778
Anton van Wouw; Paul Kruger
61 lots sold for ZAR 55 493 936
Cecil Skotnes; African Figures
506 lots sold for ZAR 52 726 312
Gregoire Boonzaier; Bo-Kaap, Overlooking Table Bay
658 lots sold for ZAR 45 052 236
Vladimir Tretchikoff; Zulu Maiden
57 lots sold for ZAR 40 251 729
Erik Laubscher; Still Life with Coffee Pot and Fruit
116 lots sold for ZAR 38 426 815
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