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Neil Goedhals; Portret van Van Rooyen en Haarhoff (Portrait of Van Rooyen and Haarhoff)
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Lot 67

South African 1957-1990
Portret van Van Rooyen en Haarhoff (Portrait of Van Rooyen and Haarhoff)
signed; signed and inscribed with the title and 'Wits University, Jan Smuts Ave JHB' on the reverse
oil on canvas
60 by 35cm excluding frame; 69 by 44 by 4.5cm including frame

Sold for R 3 200
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 3 752

Estimate R 3 000 - 5 000

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Photograph of Gert van Rooyen and Joey Haarhoff and cartoon study attached to the reverse. Van Rooyen and his female accomplice Haarhoff are believed to have kidnapped, assaulted and murdered several girls in the late 1980s. Van Rooyen killed himself and Haarhoff after one of their captives escaped. The bodies of the other girls have never been found.

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