Online-Only Auction, 20 - 27 September 2021

A number of high-quality and desirable botanical, bird and wildlife artworks – all by established twentieth century artists, including Dick Findlay, Johan Hoekstra, Bronwyn Mellor and Kenneth Newman – are being de-accessioned from the FirstRand (including FNB and RMB) corporate art collection as the acquisition policy is being streamlined to facilitate re-invested in contemporary South African art.

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Lot 221
Simon Calburn; Spotted Eagle-Owl
  • Simon Calburn; Spotted Eagle-Owl
  • Simon Calburn; Spotted Eagle-Owl
  • Simon Calburn; Spotted Eagle-Owl
  • Simon Calburn; Spotted Eagle-Owl
  • Simon Calburn; Spotted Eagle-Owl

Lot Estimate
R 3 000 - 5 000
Selling Price
Unsold
Location
Johannesburg

About this Item

Simon Calburn
South African 1938-1992
Spotted Eagle-Owl
signed and dated 1988
watercolour on paper
20 by 14,5cm excluding frame; 70 by 63 by 4cm including frame

Notes

FirstRand, including FNB and RMB, are long-term collaborators and partners with the creative arts across South Africa. Over the years, the different businesses have built significant collections, covering diverse art genres. The FirstRand Art Acquisition Policy has been streamlined and has resulted in the collection requiring de-accessioning of an extensive range of high-quality and desirable botanical, bird and wildlife artworks – all by established twentieth century artists.

All proceeds from these auctions will be re-invested in contemporary South African art.


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