19th Century, Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art

Live Virtual Auction, 28 June 2022

In/Tangible: South African Abstract Art
About the Session

Strauss & Co's latest live virtual sale takes place on Tuesday 28 June 2022 and includes three sessions of fine art, including a session devoted entirely to Abstract Art created in South Africa. The 308 lots available to browse, bid and buy in these curated sessions include prints, works on paper, paintings, sculptures, ceramics and books.

This special focus session include prints, portfolios, works on paper, paintings, and sculptures, by local artists working in a broad array of Abstract styles (lots 201-299).

To conclude the sale, Strauss & Co is proud to support established artist Jill Trappler’s latest initiative, The Orange Art Project (OAP). OAP introduces children and youth in foster homes throughout the Western Cape to creativity, arts and crafts through a network of diverse professional artists to assist in educational and social development. Local artists and organisations such as Sam Nhlengethwa, LL Editions, Lwando Dlamini and Pat Mautloa have donated artwork to raise funds for this worthy cause (lots 302-308).

Sold for

ZAR 15 243
Lot 205
  • Esther Mahlangu; Untitled, 2014
  • Esther Mahlangu; Untitled, 2014
  • Esther Mahlangu; Untitled, 2014

Lot Estimate
ZAR 10 000 - 15 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 15 243

About this Item

South African 1935-
Untitled, 2014

signed and dated 2014 in the print and numbered 29/80 in pencil in the margin

screenprint on Somerset Velvet 330gsm paper with varnish
49 by 72cm excluding frame; 66 by 875 by 35cm including frame


Printed by Harwood Printmakers, London.

Accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity from 34 Fine Art signed by the artist.

Accompanied by a copy of the exhibition catalogue, Zed Retief (ed) (2016) Esther Mahlangu 80, Cape Town: 34FineArt.


The original painting was exhibited at UCT Irma Stern Museum, Cape Town, Esther Mahlangu 80, 2015, illustrated in colour on page 47.
The original painting was exhibited at The British Museum, London, South Africa: The Art of a Nation, October 2017.


Zed Retief (ed) (2016) Esther Mahlangu 80, Cape Town: 34FineArt, the original painting is illustrated in colour on page 47.

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