Live Auction, 21 October 2013

Sold for

ZAR 625 240
Lot 755
  • Robert Hodgins; Circus: Strongman

Lot Estimate
ZAR 400 000 - 600 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 625 240

About this Item

South African 1920-2010
Circus: Strongman
signed, dated 2006, inscribed with the artist's name, medium and title on the reverse
oil over duco on canvas
90 by 90cm excluding frame


An artist of uncompromising vision and brilliance ... His work is not for the faint-hearted for he is certainly an acquired taste, reserved for the few who try to penetrate the surface, who have an innate urge to scratch beneath convention and open their imaginations to the demons of viscerality.
Geers, Kendell. (2002) ‘Undiscovered at 82’. In Atkinson, Brenda et al. Robert Hodgins, Cape Town: Tafelberg Publishers. Page 68.


Goodman Gallery, Johannesburg, Robert Hodgins: Looking Back, 13 April to 11 May 2013

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