WWF Art Auction

Live Auction, 17 September 2013

Evening Sale

Sold for

ZAR 70 000
Lot 12
  • Velaphi (George) Mzimba; Zinhle

Lot Estimate
ZAR 70 000 - 90 000
Selling Price
ZAR 70 000

About this Item

South African 1959-2021

signed and dated 2013; signed, dated 2013 and inscribed with the title on the reverse

acrylic on canvas
100 by 90cm excluding frame


Velaphi Mzimba´s colourful paintings reflect the vibrancy and rapidly evolving environment of South Africa´s black townships. His paintings have an infectious optimism that warm all viewers. This richness of spirit combined with an extraordinary technical virtuosity has no doubt led to the success that he has experienced over the last few years.

“I aim to capture the spirit of each subject when I work. Magnified as they are, each of my subjects become a monument to vibrancy and rapidly evolving environment of South Africa.”

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