Important South African and International Art and Books

Live Auction, 11 June 2012

Day Sale

Sold for

ZAR 33 420
Lot 340
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold


Lot Estimate
ZAR 25 000 - 40 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 33 420

About this Item

South African 1926-2009
Man's Gold

A portfolio of twenty eight woodcuts by Cecil Skotnes, 6 poems and text by Stephen Grey, based on ideas by Denis Godfrey. These woodcuts were printed from original blocks in 2 to 5 colours on Zerkall Buetten paper by Egon Guenther, each copy is hand bound in Oasis goat skin by Peter Carstens, Johannesburg, August 1975 - January 1979, edition limited to 75 copies, this set numbered 73/75, each woodcut signed and numbered 73/75 in pencil in the margin, the title page signed by the artist and poet.

woodcuts in colour
sheet size: 38,5 by 53,5cm

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