JH Pierneef: Close to Home

Live Virtual Auction, 25 July 2023

JH Pierneef: Close to Home

Sold for

ZAR 187 600
Lot 45
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Bushveld, Northern Transvaal
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Bushveld, Northern Transvaal
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Bushveld, Northern Transvaal


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 187 600

About this Item

South African 1886-1957
Bushveld, Northern Transvaal

signed, dated 1930, numbered 17/100 and inscribed with the title and 'impr.' in pencil in the margin; inscribed with the artist's name, the title and medium on a Johans Borman Fine Art label adhered to the reverse

etching on paper
image size: 20,5 by 27cm; 49 by 53,5 by 6cm including frame

Notes

… so potent and magical was the painter’s artistry, that those who know the bushveld well have been, and still are, persuaded beyond all argument that that is the visible reality, as real as can be …

–Justice J F Marais

Literature

Gerard de Kamper and Chris de Klerk (2014) JH Pierneef in Print, Bela-Bela: Dream Africa, another impression from the edition illustrated in black and white on page 168.

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