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 23 450
Lot 69
  • Welcome Koboka; The Guitar Player
  • Welcome Koboka; The Guitar Player
  • Welcome Koboka; The Guitar Player


Lot Estimate
ZAR 20 000 - 30 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 23 450

About this Item

South African 1941-1999
The Guitar Player
c1968

signed; inscribed with the artist's name, title, date and medium on a Johans Borman Fine Art Gallery adhered to the reverse

acrylic on board
60 by 45cm excluding frame; 78 by 62 by 4cm including frame

Provenance

Johans Borman Fine Art, Cape Town, 6 May 2008.

The Oliver Powell and Timely Investments Trust Collection.

Literature

Michael Stevenson and Joost Bosland (n.d.) Take Your Road and Travel Along, Cape Town: Michael Stevenson, Michael Graham-Stewart and Johans Borman, illustrated on page 131.

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