Online-Only Auction, 16 - 23 August 2021

About the Session

NWU Gallery curator and collections manager Amohelang Mohajane is the guest curator for our August online-only auction. Her selection is carefully curated in celebration of Women’s Month. Mohajane has participated as a curator in over 30 exhibitions in the past 10 years, contributing to powerful visual and academic narratives relating to feminism, postcolonialism, and South African and African Art. 

Sold for

R 128 975
Lot 21
  • Maud Sumner; Still Life with Fruit and Jug of Flowers
  • Maud Sumner; Still Life with Fruit and Jug of Flowers
  • Maud Sumner; Still Life with Fruit and Jug of Flowers
  • Maud Sumner; Still Life with Fruit and Jug of Flowers
  • Maud Sumner; Still Life with Fruit and Jug of Flowers
  • Maud Sumner; Still Life with Fruit and Jug of Flowers

Lot Estimate
R 120 000 - 160 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 128 975

About this Item

South African 1902-1985
Still Life with Fruit and Jug of Flowers
signed; inscribed with the artist's name, the title and the medium on a label adhered to the reverse
oil on board
59,5 by 44,5cm excluding frame; 83 by 68 by 6cm including frame

Notes

Acquired from the artist by Professor Geoffrey Pearse, first head of the Department of Architecture at the University of the Witwatersrand, who was a friend of the artist's.

Thence by bequest within the family.


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