Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

Online-Only Auction, 14 - 25 April 2022

South African Art at the Venice Biennale
About the Session

This Venice Biennale-themed session in Strauss & Co's April online-only auction is timed to coincide with the launch of the 59th edition of the Venice Biennale in late April, and Strauss & Co’s sponsorship of the African Art in Venice Forum 2022 at Hotel Monaco & Grand Canal on 20 and 21 April. This session divulges the history of the Venice Biennale and South African art, as the art world converges on Venice. South Africa first became part of the Venice Biennale more than seventy years ago. The cordial relationship between Italy and South Africa over this period has nurtured international support for artists and art organisations in this country and continues to develop today.

Sold for

ZAR 3 283
Lot 85
  • Joachim Schönfeldt; Three Headed Eagle
  • Joachim Schönfeldt; Three Headed Eagle
  • Joachim Schönfeldt; Three Headed Eagle

Lot Estimate
ZAR 3 000 - 5 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 3 283

About this Item

South African 1958-
Three Headed Eagle
oil, acrylic and varnish on embossed paper
sheet size: 53 by 79cm, unframed


Joachim Schönfeldt exhibited at the Venice Biennale, South African Pavilion in 1993, and at the main exhibition in 2015 curated by Okwui Enwezor entitled All The World’s Futures.


Estate Late Rose Korber.

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