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Bertha Everard

South African 1873-1965 

Bertha (King) Everard trained initially as a concert pianist in Vienna but later studied painting at the Slade and Westminster art schools in London and the St Ives School of Landscape in Cornwall. She began teaching at the Staats Model School in Pretoria in 1902, but after marrying Charles Everard in 1903, moved with him to Bonnefoi, a small trading post on the Eastern Transvaal escarpment near Carolina.

In 1910, Everard won a gold medal at the South African National Union art exhibition in Johannesburg, organised by Florence Phillips, with a landscape painting in oils. She took her daughters to be educated in Europe in the 1920s and lived between England and Paris, exhibiting at the Royal Academy in London in 1923 and on the Paris Salon in 1924 and 1926. Everard returned to South Africa and life on the farm in 1926, painting mostly landscapes and exclusively in oils. Her work was shown at the Empire Exhibition in Johannesburg in 1936 and, in 1967, the Pretoria Art Museum held a prestige retrospective exhibition of the work of ‘The Everard Group’ ­– Bertha Everard, her daughters Ruth and Rosamund, and her sister Edith King.

23 lots offered      60.87% sold      ZAR 1 646 790

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Bertha Everard; Ducks in a Yard
13 Jun 2022
Bertha Everard; Landscape with Road alongside Wheatfield
16 May 2022
Sold for ZAR 238 980
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Bertha Everard; Chantilly Woods
5 Apr 2022
Sold for ZAR 31 864
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Bertha Everard; Spring Evening, Longueval
26 Jul 2020
Sold for ZAR 125 180
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Bertha Everard; Green Trees
10 May 2020
Bertha Everard; Willows
4 Jun 2018
Sold for ZAR 91 040
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Bertha Everard; Seascape
13 Nov 2017
Sold for ZAR 47 746
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Bertha Everard; Delville Wood
7 Nov 2016
Sold for ZAR 159 152
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Bertha Everard; Spring Evening, Longueval
23 May 2016
Sold for ZAR 79 576
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Bertha Everard; Haycover
23 May 2016
Bertha Everard; Gum Trees, Bonnefoi
9 Nov 2015
Bertha Everard; Ploughed Field with Shadows
1 Jun 2015
Sold for ZAR 22 736
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT

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