Live Virtual Auction, 28 June 2022

About the Session

Strauss & Co's latest live virtual sale takes place on Tuesday 28 June 2022 and includes three sessions of fine art, including a session devoted entirely to Abstract Art created in South Africa. The 308 lots available to browse, bid and buy in these curated sessions include prints, works on paper, paintings, sculptures, ceramics and books.

This special focus session include prints, portfolios, works on paper, paintings, and sculptures, by local artists working in a broad array of Abstract styles (lots 201-299).

To conclude the sale, Strauss & Co is proud to support established artist Jill Trappler’s latest initiative, The Orange Art Project (OAP). OAP introduces children and youth in foster homes throughout the Western Cape to creativity, arts and crafts through a network of diverse professional artists to assist in educational and social development. Local artists and organisations such as Sam Nhlengethwa, LL Editions, Lwando Dlamini and Pat Mautloa have donated artwork to raise funds for this worthy cause (lots 302-308).

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19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art Part I
19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art Part II
In/Tangible: South African Abstract Art

Found 108 lots in session 3

Results include Buyer's Premium and VAT
Robert Slingsby; Village Scene
Robert Slingsby
Village Scene
ZAR 25 000 - 35 000
Sold for ZAR 25 036
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Alexis Preller; Abstract with the Family
Alexis Preller
Abstract with the Family
ZAR 130 000 - 160 000
Sold for ZAR 170 700
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Andrew Verster; African Cliché I and III, two
Andrew Verster
African Cliché I and III, two
ZAR 18 000 - 24 000
Sold for ZAR 25 036
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Esther Mahlangu; Untitled (2007)
Esther Mahlangu
Untitled (2007)
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Sold for ZAR 17 588
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Esther Mahlangu; Untitled, 2014
Esther Mahlangu
Untitled, 2014
ZAR 10 000 - 15 000
Sold for ZAR 15 243
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Esther Mahlangu; Hand Surgery- an Art Poster
Esther Mahlangu
Hand Surgery- an Art Poster
ZAR 1 800 - 2 400
Sold for ZAR 2 111
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Walter Battiss; Friends-Vriende; Mother and Child Surrounded by Acrobatic Figures; Rock Artist, three
Walter Battiss
Friends-Vriende; Mother and Child Surrounded by Acrobatic Figures; Rock Artist, three
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Sold for ZAR 6 449
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Walter Battiss; Dancers in the Grass
Walter Battiss
Dancers in the Grass
ZAR 20 000 - 30 000
Unsold
 
 
Walter Battiss; Warrior
Walter Battiss
Warrior
ZAR 12 000 - 16 000
Sold for ZAR 14 070
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Walter Battiss; Fook Island Coin
Walter Battiss
Fook Island Coin
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Sold for ZAR 5 863
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Paul Edmunds; Tone 6
Paul Edmunds
Tone 6
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Unsold
 
 
Paul Edmunds; Tone 9
Paul Edmunds
Tone 9
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Sold for ZAR 15 243
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Mel Brigg; Eternal Fire
Mel Brigg
Eternal Fire
ZAR 1 000 - 1 500
Sold for ZAR 1 173
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
The Brenthurst Press for The Friends of the Johannesburg Art Gallery; Johannesburg Centenary Prints, five
The Brenthurst Press for The Friends of the Johannesburg Art Gallery
Johannesburg Centenary Prints, five
ZAR 10 000 - 15 000
Unsold
 
 
Cecil Skotnes; The White Monday Disaster
Cecil Skotnes
The White Monday Disaster
ZAR 25 000 - 35 000
Unsold
 
 
Cecil Skotnes; Baudelaire's Voyage, four prints
Cecil Skotnes
Baudelaire's Voyage, four prints
ZAR 8 000 - 12 000
Sold for ZAR 7 622
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Cecil Skotnes; Abstract Figure
Cecil Skotnes
Abstract Figure
ZAR 7 000 - 9 000
Sold for ZAR 8 208
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Cecil Skotnes; One World One Community: XXXII Jaycees World Congress, Johannesburg, 13-19 November 1977
Cecil Skotnes
One World One Community: XXXII Jaycees World Congress, Johannesburg, 13-19 November 1977
ZAR 6 000 - 8 000
Unsold
 
 
Cecil Skotnes; Green, Orchre and Black Totem
Cecil Skotnes
Green, Orchre and Black Totem
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Unsold
 
 
Cecil Skotnes; Red and Cream Totem
Cecil Skotnes
Red and Cream Totem
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Unsold
 
 
Cecil Skotnes; Abstract Composition in Orchre and Orange
Cecil Skotnes
Abstract Composition in Orchre and Orange
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Unsold
 
 
Cecil Skotnes; Composition Landscape
Cecil Skotnes
Composition Landscape
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Unsold
 
 
Ernst de Jong; Abstract #69
Ernst de Jong
Abstract #69
ZAR 18 000 - 24 000
Unsold
 
 
Lippy (Israel-Isaac) Lipshitz; Cape Medley Panel (Chimney Piece)
Lippy (Israel-Isaac) Lipshitz
Cape Medley Panel (Chimney Piece)
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Sold for ZAR 5 863
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
May Hillhouse; Atelier
May Hillhouse
Atelier
ZAR 2 500 - 3 500
Unsold
 
 
Bettie Cilliers-Barnard; Figural Composition
Bettie Cilliers-Barnard
Figural Composition
ZAR 30 000 - 50 000
Sold for ZAR 28 450
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Michael Costello; Skulls and Figures
Michael Costello
Skulls and Figures
ZAR 8 000 - 12 000
Sold for ZAR 10 553
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Azaria Mbatha; Joseph Story
Azaria Mbatha
Joseph Story
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Sold for ZAR 11 139
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
John Muafangejo; A Woman is Cooking Food
John Muafangejo
A Woman is Cooking Food
ZAR 8 000 - 12 000
Unsold
 
 
Cyprian Shilakoe; They Left Us
Cyprian Shilakoe
They Left Us
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Sold for ZAR 3 518
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Cyprian Shilakoe; Group III
Cyprian Shilakoe
Group III
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Sold for ZAR 5 863
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Albert Adams; Self Portrait
Albert Adams
Self Portrait
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Sold for ZAR 6 449
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Albert Adams; Masked Face
Albert Adams
Masked Face
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Sold for ZAR 4 690
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba 'Dumile' Feni; Figure with face
Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba 'Dumile' Feni
Figure with face
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Unsold
 
 
Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba 'Dumile' Feni; Figure with Raised Leg
Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba 'Dumile' Feni
Figure with Raised Leg
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Sold for ZAR 17 588
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba 'Dumile' Feni; Mother and Child
Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba 'Dumile' Feni
Mother and Child
ZAR 18 000 - 24 000
Sold for ZAR 25 036
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Ezrom Legae; Torso
Ezrom Legae
Torso
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Sold for ZAR 4 104
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Judith Mason; Patchwork Scarecrow I; Patchwork Scarecrow II, two
Judith Mason
Patchwork Scarecrow I; Patchwork Scarecrow II, two
ZAR 2 000 - 3 000
Sold for ZAR 2 345
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Hannes Harrs; Abstracts, two
Hannes Harrs
Abstracts, two
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Sold for ZAR 3 752
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Cecily Sash; Backing Off IV
Cecily Sash
Backing Off IV
ZAR 30 000 - 40 000
Unsold
 
 
Patrick Bongoy; Untitled II
Patrick Bongoy
Untitled II
ZAR 12 000 - 16 000
Unsold
 
 
Maja Marx; Black Block
Maja Marx
Black Block
ZAR 30 000 - 50 000
Sold for ZAR 34 140
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Janet Fraser; Bust
Janet Fraser
Bust
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Sold for ZAR 4 690
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Janet Fraser; Karretjie
Janet Fraser
Karretjie
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Unsold
 
 
Janet Fraser; Standing Form
Janet Fraser
Standing Form
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Unsold
 
 
Richard Wake; Horizontal and Vertical Form
Richard Wake
Horizontal and Vertical Form
ZAR 5 000 - 7 000
Sold for ZAR 10 553
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Michael Gillespie; Abstract Form
Michael Gillespie
Abstract Form
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Sold for ZAR 4 104
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 
Michael Gillespie; Small Abstract Form
Michael Gillespie
Small Abstract Form
ZAR 4 000 - 6 000
Sold for ZAR 4 104
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
 

Results in green indicate post sales.