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 17 588
Lot 235
  • Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba 'Dumile' Feni; Figure with Raised Leg
  • Zwelidumile Geelboi Mgxaji Mslaba 'Dumile' Feni; Figure with Raised Leg

Lot Estimate
ZAR 15 000 - 20 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 17 588

About this Item

South African 1939-1991
Figure with Raised Leg
black ink on paper
sheet size: 48 by 61cm, unframed


The present lot is accompanied by a certificate of authenticity from the Dumile Feni Trust.


Grosvenor Gallery.

Bruce Campbell Smith.


Ivor Powell (2005) 'Dumile Feni: Struggle for Identity' in Art South Africa, Volume 03, Issue 04, illustrated in colour on page 34.

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