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Alexis Preller; African Head
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Lot 185

South African 1911-1975
African Head
signed and dated 44
mixed media on gesso
41.5 by 33.5cm excluding frame

Sold for R 440 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 490 160

Estimate R 220 000 - 280 000


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cf. Esmé Berman and Karel Nel, Alexis Preller Africa: The Sun and Shadows, Johannesburg, 2009, sketch of "African Head", 1938, illustrated on page 294.



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