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Lot 218

South African 1926-2009
Man's Gold
A portfolio of twenty-eight woodcuts by Cecil Skotnes, 6 poems and text by Stephen Gray, based on ideas by Denis Godfrey. These woodcuts were printed from original blocks in 2 to 5 colours on Zerkall Buetten paper by Egon Guenther, each copy is hand bound in Oasis goat skin by Peter Carstens, Johannesburg, August 1975 to January 1979, edition limited to 75 copies and 15 artist's proofs, this numbered 65/75, each woodcut signed and numbered 65/75 in pencil in the margin, the title page signed by both the artist and poet
colour woodcuts
sheet size: 38,5 by 53,5cm

Sold for R 46 000
Including Buyer's Premium and VAT R 52 293

Estimate R 40 000 - 60 000


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