Online-Only Auction, 16 - 23 August 2021

Sold for

R 41 038
Lot 96
  • Bill Ainslie; Pachipamwe No 5
  • Bill Ainslie; Pachipamwe No 5
  • Bill Ainslie; Pachipamwe No 5
  • Bill Ainslie; Pachipamwe No 5

Lot Estimate
R 40 000 - 50 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 41 038
Location
Johannesburg

About this Item

South African 1934-1989
Pachipamwe No 5
dated July 1989 and inscribed with the artist's name and the title on the reverse
mixed media with acrylic gel on canvas
164 by 168 by 4,5cm, unframed

Notes

The word ‘pachipamwe’ is a Shona greeting when two people are reunited. It was also the name of a series of artist workshops that Ainslie attended in Zimbabwe in the 1980s.

Exhibited

The Bag Factory, Johannesburg, Controversial Ways of Seeing, 23 September to 7 October 2014.

Literature

Pat Williams (1990) Last Paintings by Bill Ainslie 1934–1989, Johannesburg: African Arts Trust and Gencor Development Fund, illustrated in colour on page 7.


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