Live Virtual Auction, 22 September 2021

Sold for

R 23 450
Lot 32
Percy Maimela; When I Rise, We Rise
  • Percy Maimela; When I Rise, We Rise
  • Percy Maimela; When I Rise, We Rise
  • Percy Maimela; When I Rise, We Rise
  • Percy Maimela; When I Rise, We Rise
  • Percy Maimela; When I Rise, We Rise

Lot Estimate
R 20 000 - 30 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 23 450
Location
Johannesburg

About this Item

South African 1985-
When I Rise, We Rise
signed, dated 2021 and inscribed with the title in the margin
charcoal and acrylic on canvas
76,5 by 96cm excluding frame; 86,5 by 108 by 4cm including frame

Notes

Born in Pretoria, South Africa, Percy Maimela is a self-taught artist who discovered his love for art during his early childhood. Maimela, who became a full-time artist in 2016, is inspired by issues and conditions surrounding his communities and strives to inspire and motivate his community through his work. His preferred media includes charcoal drawing, painting, and some traditional art forms, but he also experiments with untraditional mediums like salt, maize meal, ashes, and coffee grounds. In March 2021, Maimela participated in the group exhibition AIR  for the Alliance Française du Cap at the Cape Heritage Hotel. He currently works at August House studios in Johannesburg.

Provenance

Donated by the artist. Courtesy of Nicolas Lehmann Gallery, Cape Town.

Framing courtesy of Maxwoods Framers and Gilders.


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