Important South African & International Art, Jewellery and Decorative Arts

Live Auction, 12 October 2015

Important South African and International Art, Evening Sale

Sold for

ZAR 45 472
Lot 563
  • William Kentridge; Ubu Tells the Truth, Act 1, Scene 2


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 45 472

About this Item

South African 1955-
Ubu Tells the Truth, Act 1, Scene 2
1996/7

signed and numbered 26/50, embossed with Caversham Press chopmark

etching, hardground, softground, aquatint, drypoint and engraving on Fabriano
sheet size: 34,5 by 41cm

Literature

cf. Rory Doepel. (1997) Ubu: +/- 101: William Kentridge, Robert Hodgins and Deborah Bell, Johannesburg: University of Witwatersrand. Another example from the edition illustrated on page 11, figure 12.

cf. Rosalind Krauss, Roger Malbert & Kate McCrickard. (2002) A Universal Archive: William Kentridge as Printmaker. Hayward Publishing: London. Another example from the edition illustrated on page 38.

cf. Dan Cameron (1999) William Kentridge, London: Phaidon Press. Another example from the edition illustrated on page 32.

cf. Bronwyn Law-Viljoen (ed.) (2006) William Kentridge Prints, Johannesburg: David Krut Publishing. Another example from the edition illustrated on page 60.

cf. Michael Sittenfeld (ed). (2001) William Kentridge. Chicago: Museum of Contemporary Art; New York: New Museum of Contemporary Art in association with Harry N. Abrams, Inc., Publishers. Another example from the edition illustrated on page 116.

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