The Oliver Powell and Timely Investments Trust Collection

Live Virtual Auction, 20 September 2022

The Oliver Powell and Timely Investments Trust Collection
About the Session

Strauss & Co is pleased to present this extraordinary collection as the featured session this September Live Virtual Auction. An established insolvency practitioner with a passion for the arts, Oliver Powell's principal focus has been collecting South African painting, sculpture and works on paper made since 1950. Colour, graphic ingenuity and emotional weight are all attributes in an artwork that Powell is drawn to. Powell also emphasises the importance of his many encounters with artists. “There is so much value in meeting an artist,” says Powell. “Aspects and details of their life are reflected in what and how they paint.”


Sold for

ZAR 113 800
Lot 40
  • Lionel Smit; Divulge
  • Lionel Smit; Divulge
  • Lionel Smit; Divulge
  • Lionel Smit; Divulge


Lot Estimate
ZAR 90 000 - 120 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 113 800

About this Item

South African 1982-
Divulge
2010

signed and numbered 1/12

resin with oil paint on a metal base
height including base: 190cm

Provenance

34 Fine Art, Cape Town, 23 November 2010.

The Oliver Powell and Timely Investments Trust Collection.

Exhibited

34 Fine Art, Cape Town, Submerge: Lionel Smit, 12 October to 6 November 2010, illustrated on pages 36 and 37 of exhibition catalogue.

Literature

The South African Art Times, October 2010, magazine, illustrated in colour to advertise the exhibition on page 45.

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