Contemporary Art

Live Auction, 16 February 2019

Contemporary Auction
  • Diane Victor; Dance Lesson


Lot Estimate
ZAR 80 000 - 120 000

About this Item

South African 1964-
Dance Lesson
signed
charcoal and pastel on paper
98,5 by 62,5cm excluding frame

Notes

‘Victor’s intricate pastel and charcoal drawings [are] densely frightening and with horrific meaning. They are also very beautiful and delicate, and if that’s a paradox it’s one that gives the work its meaning.’ 1

1. Chris Roper. (1998) ‘On Show in Cape Town’, Mail & Guardian, 8 May, quoted in Sean O’Toole. (2003) ‘Diane Victor’, [Online] Available: http:// www.artthrob.co.za/03feb/artbio.html [7 December 2018].

Provenance

Strauss & Co, Johannesburg, 9 November 2015, lot 281.

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