Live Virtual Auction, 11 - 12 July 2021

Sold for

R 28 450
Lot 632
  • Walter Battiss; Guinea Fowl
  • Walter Battiss; Guinea Fowl
  • Walter Battiss; Guinea Fowl
  • Walter Battiss; Guinea Fowl
  • Walter Battiss; Guinea Fowl

Lot Estimate
R 25 000 - 35 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 28 450

About this Item

South African 1906-1982
Guinea Fowl
executed circa 1974
signed, numbered 29/45 and inscribed with the title in pencil in the margin
screenprint on paper
79 by 57,5cm excluding frame; 125 by 101 by 2,5cm including frame

Notes

A copy of this print was donated by the artist in January 1974 to the Afrikaanse Skrywerskring to raise funds towards the fight against apartheid censorship of 'Kennis van die Aand' (Siebrits, 2016, page 122).

Literature

Warren Siebrits (2016) Walter Battiss: I Invented Myself: The Jack M Ginsberg Collection, Johannesburg: The Ampersand Foundation, catalogue number 1973.32 S8* another edition of this print illustrated in colour on page 123.

Wilhelm van Rensburg (2010) Walter Battiss Drawings: On the Edge, Johannesburg: Gallery AOP, another edition of this print illustrated in colour on page 4. 


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