JH Pierneef: Close to Home

Live Virtual Auction, 25 July 2023

JH Pierneef: Close to Home

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Lot 49
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Homestead
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Homestead
  • Jacob Hendrik Pierneef; Homestead


Lot Estimate
ZAR 1 800 000 - 2 400 000
Selling Price
Unsold

About this Item

South African 1886-1957
Homestead

signed

oil on board
45,5 by 61cm excluding frame; 77 by 92,5 by 7cm including frame

Notes

Pierneef’s drawings, linocuts and paintings of Cape Dutch homes reveal his silent appreciation of the beauty of light on their white-washed walls; of the contrast between this whiteness and the dark, worn, thatched roofs; of the oak trees lavishly covered with green leaves influencing the architecture…

– Wynand and Eleonore Smit

Provenance

Private Collection, Pretoria, 1929.

Bonhams, London, 9 September 2015, lot 11.

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