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Timed Online Auction, 17 - 27 November 2023

Art Club

Sold for

ZAR 64 488
Lot 62
  • Anton van Wouw; Die Noitje van die Onderveld
  • Anton van Wouw; Die Noitje van die Onderveld
  • Anton van Wouw; Die Noitje van die Onderveld

Lot Estimate
ZAR 60 000 - 80 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 64 488

About this Item

South African 1862-1945
Die Noitje van die Onderveld

signed, dated 1907 and inscribed with the title and 'Transvaal Rustenburg distrikt'

bronze with a brown patina on a wooden base
height: 42cm excluding base, 44cm including base; width: 23cm; depth: 23cm


Professor Robert Bains restored the Van Wouw plasters while he was at the University of Pretoria (UP), and when he passed away in 1973, the plasters were donated to UP by his wife. The UP cast three of the Noitjie van die Onderveld sculptures posthumously at the Renzo Vignali Artistic Foundry, one in 1982, which was a gift to Professor Danie Malan Joubert (the present lot), one in 1984, and one in 1986 for the Van Wouw restaurant.

Thanks to Gerard de Kamper for assistance with cataloguing this lot.


Cast posthumously at the Vignali Foundry, Pretoria.

Professor Danie Joubert collection.


A E Duffey (2008) Anton van Wouw: The Smaller Works, Pretoria: Protea Book House, another cast from the edition is illustrated in black and white on page 56 and 57.

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