Modern and Contemporary Art

Live Virtual Auction, 16 May 2023

Modern and Contemporary Art

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Lot 24
  • Irma Stern; Figures on a Beach
  • Irma Stern; Figures on a Beach
  • Irma Stern; Figures on a Beach


Lot Estimate
ZAR 4 000 000 - 6 000 000
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About this Item

South African 1894-1966
Figures on a Beach

signed and dated 1933

oil on canvas laid down on board
67 by 67cm excluding frame; 85 by 85 by 5cm including frame

Notes

Stern’s images are passionate, visually stimulating, rich in texture and the contents often demonstrate her inner struggle to find a connection between her idealised world and reality. They exhibit her emotional and spiritual response to her surroundings and the people in it. – Andrea Lewis

Provenance

The Kramer Collection.
Private collection.

Literature

Stephan Welz (1989) Art at Auction in South Africa, Johannesburg: A D Donker, illustrated in colour on page 149.

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