Live Auction, 1 June 2015

Sold for

R 397 880
Lot 217
Pieter Wenning; The Stable-doors at Groot Constantia (Jonkershuis)

Lot Estimate
R 350 000 - 500 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 397 880

About this Item

South African 1873-1921
The Stable-doors at Groot Constantia (Jonkershuis)
signed and dated 17
oil on canvas
26,5 by 36,5cm excluding frame

Notes

This is now the popular Jonkershuis Restaurant at Groot Constantia.

A pen and ink sketch of the same subject is in the permanent collection of the Pretoria Art Museum.

Provenance

Sotheby Parke Bernet South Africa, Johannesburg, 3 March 1975, lot 119a, with the title Wynkelder, Kaapse Plaas

Literature

Wenning, Harco. (1976) My Father, Cape Town: Howard Timmins. Illustrated on page 139.

See J du P Scholtz. (December 1973) By die honderdste verjaarsdag van Pieter Wenning, in Tydskrif vir Geesteswetenskappe, Suid-Afrikaanse Akademie vir Wetenskap en Kuns. Illustrated on page 357, plate 43.


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