Online-Only Auction, 16 - 23 August 2021

Sold for

ZAR 9 380
Lot 366
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
  • Walter Battiss; Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four

Lot Estimate
ZAR 8 000 - 12 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 9 380

About this Item

South African 1906-1982
Bushveld Life; The Locust Swarm; The Newborn Kid; Cattle Metamorphosed into Plants, four
each signed in the plate and inscribed with the title in pencil on the mount
one colour woodcut on paper; three linocuts on paper
Bushveld Life, sheet size: 14 by 21cm; The Locust Swarm, sheet size: 19 by 26cm; The Newborn Kid, sheet size: 28,5 by 17cm; Metamorphosed into Plants, sheet size: 20 by 22,5cm; each mount size: 43 by 29,5cm, unframed

Literature

Walter Battiss (1951) Fragments of Africa, Pretoria: Red Fawn Press, another impression from the edition of each artwork included in a portfolio of 25 prints.

Warren Siebrits (2016) Walter Battiss 'Invented Myself": The Jack Ginsberg Collection, Johannesburg: Ampersand Foundation, another impression from the edition of each artwork illustrated in colour on page 51 with the titles Bushveld Life, Locust Swarm, The Newborn Kid, and Cattle Metamorphosis.


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