Online-Only Auction, 22 - 28 November 2021

Sold for

ZAR 3 283
Lot 133
  • Walter Battiss; The Locust Swarm
  • Walter Battiss; The Locust Swarm
  • Walter Battiss; The Locust Swarm
  • Walter Battiss; The Locust Swarm
  • Walter Battiss; The Locust Swarm


Lot Estimate
ZAR 2 000 - 4 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 3 283

About this Item

South African 1906-1982
The Locust Swarm
signed, numbered 5/100 and inscribed with the title in pencil in the margin; inscribed with the artist's name, the title, the medium and the provenance on a label adhered to the reverse
screenprint on paper
image size: 17,5 by 24,5cm; 40 by 46,5 by 1,5cm including frame

Provenance

'Elusive' Books Auction, 26 March 2006.

Literature

Walter Battiss (1951) Fragments of Africa, Pretoria: Red Fawn Press, another impression from the edition included in a portfolio of 25 prints.

Warren Siebrits (2016) Walter Battiss "I invented myself": The Jack Ginsberg Collection, Johannesburg: Ampersand Foundation, another impression from the edition illustrated in colour on page 51.

 


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