Live Virtual Auction, 11 - 12 July 2021

Sold for

ZAR 7 035
Lot 630
  • Walter Battiss; Fook Island Postage Stamps, a sheet of nine
  • Walter Battiss; Fook Island Postage Stamps, a sheet of nine
  • Walter Battiss; Fook Island Postage Stamps, a sheet of nine
  • Walter Battiss; Fook Island Postage Stamps, a sheet of nine
  • Walter Battiss; Fook Island Postage Stamps, a sheet of nine

Lot Estimate
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 7 035

About this Item

South African 1906-1982
Fook Island Postage Stamps, a sheet of nine
signed and numbered 106/250
lithograph on stamp
sheet size: 25,5 by 21,5cm; 18,5 by 20cm excluding frame; 49 by 49 by 1cm including frame

Notes

These stamps are a reproduction of an original watercolour by the artist Alpha Batt 115 (Self Portrait) produced in 1975. A lithographic reproduction was produced for the Fook exhibition at the Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, September 1975. See page 158, catalogue 1975.71 S8* in Warren Siebrits (2016) Walter Battiss: I Invented Myself: The Jack M Ginsberg Collection, Johannesburg: The Ampersand Foundation.


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