Live Auction, 13 November 2017

Sold for

ZAR 9 954
Lot 277
  • Wonderboy Nxumalo; Umdali Uyokusiza Uma Ungumlandeli Wakhe (The Creator will help you if you are His follower)


Lot Estimate
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 9 954

About this Item

South African 1975-2008
Umdali Uyokusiza Uma Ungumlandeli Wakhe (The Creator will help you if you are His follower)
signed, dated 1996, numbered 14/50, inscribed with the title in pencil and the Caversham Press chop mark in the margin
linocut
image size: 41 by 41cm, unframed

Notes

As much a painter as a poet, Wonderboy Nxumalo’s work, whether in ceramic or linocut, is instantly recognizable. With his sgraffito technique or his v-gouge carver, he produced intricate, warm, hilarious fables, animated by naïvely-drawn creatures and annotated by clear-thinking, playful slogans and poems, usually focusing on historical narrative or community concerns.


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