Modern and Contemporary Art

Timed Online Auction, 6 - 13 March 2023

  • François Krige; River Arno
  • François Krige; River Arno
  • François Krige; River Arno

Lot Estimate
ZAR 20 000 - 30 000

About this Item

South African 1913-1994
River Arno

signed and dated 44; inscribed with the title and with artwork annotation on a strip of paper adhered to the reverse

oil on canvas
39 by 48,5cm excluding frame; 48,5 by 58,5 by 4,5cm including frame


The artwork annotation reads:

"PAINTING BY FRANCOIS KRIGE. Snow-covered Appenine Mountain, Northern Italy. During the South African military campaign (1943-45) Francois was employed as a war artist by the Information Department and was campaigning in company of War Correspondent Jacques Botha. An overnight stop was arranged on the bank of the Arno River, where a tent was erected for Jacques and Francois. The artist decided to paint this scene on the way to Florence."


Estate Late Eugen Manfred Pezold.

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