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Louis Maqhubela

South African 1939-2021 


Maqhubela was a member of Durant Sihlali’s weekend artists group and studied under Cecil Skotnes and Sydney Kumalo at the Polly Street Art Centre in Johannesburg while still at school. He worked as a commercial artist and created paintings and mosaics in hospitals, schools, halls and public buildings in and around Soweto. He received a return air ticket to Europe after winning first prize in the Adler Fielding Gallery’s annual ‘Artists of Fame and Promise’ exhibition in 1966. His encounter with Douglas Portway in St Ives, Cornwall, proved to be a meeting of minds that had a powerful impact on the subsequent work of both artists.


39 lots offered      58.97% sold      R 626 452
 

Including Premium and VAT Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Louis Maqhubela; The Traveller
16 May 2022
Sold for R 79 660
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Louis Maqhubela; Abstract Composition
28 Nov 2021
Sold for R 15 243
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Louis Maqhubela; Choral Move
27 Sep 2021
Unsold
 
Louis Maqhubela; Red Sun
27 Sep 2021
Unsold
 
Louis Maqhubela; Figure and Bird
10 Aug 2021
Sold for R 17 588
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Louis Maqhubela; Washing Day
11 Jul 2021
Sold for R 2 580
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Louis Maqhubela; Abstract Composition with Birds
7 Jun 2021
Unsold
 
Louis Maqhubela; Figure and Lion
8 Nov 2020
Sold for R 31 864
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Louis Maqhubela; Abstract Composition
6 Jul 2020
Sold for R 4 104
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Louis Maqhubela; Washing Day
14 Apr 2020
Unsold
 
Louis Maqhubela; Abstract with Village and Bird
15 Jul 2019
Sold for R 19 933
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
Louis Maqhubela; At the Beerhall
15 Jul 2019
Sold for R 25 795
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT

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