Modern, Post-War, Contemporary Art, Jewellery, Oriental Works of Art and Wine

Online-Only Auction, 20 - 27 September 2021

Paintings

Sold for

ZAR 31 658
Lot 281
  • Frans Claerhout; Nie Alles Soet Nie (Not All Things are Sweet)
  • Frans Claerhout; Nie Alles Soet Nie (Not All Things are Sweet)
  • Frans Claerhout; Nie Alles Soet Nie (Not All Things are Sweet)
  • Frans Claerhout; Nie Alles Soet Nie (Not All Things are Sweet)
  • Frans Claerhout; Nie Alles Soet Nie (Not All Things are Sweet)


Lot Estimate
ZAR 30 000 - 40 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 31 658

About this Item

South African 1919-2006
Nie Alles Soet Nie (Not All Things are Sweet)

signed; inscribed with the title on the reverse

oil on canvas laid down on board
121 by 64,5cm excluding frame; 124,5 by 68 by 4,5cm including frame

Notes

This work depicts a wedding. It was a custom among the Coloured community in the Cape for an elderly relative to run ahead of the bridal couple foretelling all sorts of horrors, to prevent them from actually happening.

Provenance

Acquired from a gallery in Durban prior to 1975.

Thence by descent.

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