JH Pierneef: Close to Home

Live Virtual Auction, 25 July 2023

JH Pierneef: Close to Home

Sold for

ZAR 64 488
Lot 4
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Violin
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Violin
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Violin


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 64 488

About this Item

South African 1886-1957
Violin

signed and dated 1899

pencil on paper
25,5 by 13,5cm excluding frame; 56,5 by 41,5 by 3,5cm including frame

Notes

"A remarkable pencil drawing on blue-grey paper of a violin in its open case, made in 1899 and reproduced on page 8, has been preserved by a lucky chance; he still remembers that it was a violin belonging to a girl who was a friend of the family."1

1 J.F.W. Grosskopf (1947) Hendrik Pierneef; The Man and His Work, Pretoria: van Schaik, page 7.

Literature

J.F.W. Grosskopf (1947) Hendrik Pierneef; The Man and His Work, Pretoria: van Schaik, illustrated in black and white on page 8.

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