Important South African and International Art

Live Auction, 13 November 2017

Session Two

Sold for

ZAR 4 684
Lot 286
  • Susan Helm Davies; Halves of Lemons

Lot Estimate
ZAR 5 000 - 8 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 4 684

About this Item

South African 1945-
Halves of Lemons

signed with the artist's initials and dated '06

acrylic on board
20,5 by 25,5cm excluding frame


The quirky, neat, exquisite still-lifes by Susan Davies, playful with perspective, bold in colour, and beautifully, temptingly tactile, have seldom appeared on the secondary market. After glancing at any of her pictures, it should come as little surprise that the artist studied under Jack and Jane Heath at the University of Natal (1963-1966), and has subsequently taught and painted alongside Jinny Heath in Pietermaritzburg.


Tokara Estate, Stellenbosch, WALLS, September 2014

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