Important South African and International Art

Live Auction, 1 June 2015

Day Sale: Fine South African and International Art

Sold for

ZAR 21 600
Lot 91
  • Lippy (Israel-Isaac) Lipshitz; Head of a Child
  • Lippy (Israel-Isaac) Lipshitz; Head of a Child


Lot Estimate
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 21 600

About this Item

South African 1903-1980
Head of a Child

signed; dated 1934, inscribed with the artist's name, title, literature details and 'Exhibited at the S.A.N. Gallery Retrospective 1968' on a label adhered to the underside

carved sandstone
height: 15cm

Provenance

Die Kunskamer, Cape Town

Exhibited

Ashbey's Galleries, Cape Town, Lippy Lipschitz, 1936, catalogue number 9; 1937, catalogue number 16

Gainsborough Gallery, Johannesburg, Lippy Lipschitz, 1943, catalogue number 8; 1946, catalogue number 13; 1951, catalogue number 11; 1954, catalogue number 12

Argus Gallery, Cape Town, Lippy Lipschitz, 1944, catalogue number 16; 1947, catalogue number 17; 1959, catalogue number 3

Durban City Art Gallery, Durban, Lippy Lipschitz, 1944, catalogue number 14

Lidchi Gallery, Johannesburg, September 1963, catalogue number 4

South African National Gallery, Cape Town, Lippy Lipschitz Retrospective, 1968, catalogue number 26

Literature

Arnott, Bruce. (1969) Lippy Lipschitz: A biographical commentary, & documentation of the years 1903-1968, Cape Town: A.A. Balkema. Illustrated on page 77, plate 74.

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