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

Online-Only Auction, 22 - 29 August 2022

Eastern Cape Focus
About the Session

Strauss & Co’s August online sale shines the spotlight on Eastern Cape artists. The region's struggle history, distinct landscapes, and rich indigenous culture contributed to the country's artistic and literary canon. This session features artists such as George Pemba, Penny Siopis, Norman Catherine, Brian Bradshaw, Estelle Marais, Benjamin Coutouvidis, Helen Timms, Cecil Skotnes, and Michael Hallier. The session is specially curated by senior art specialist Ian Hunter, who hails from the Eastern Cape.

Sold for

ZAR 14 070
Lot 15
  • Ben Coutouvidis; Kolmanskop, Dawn
  • Ben Coutouvidis; Kolmanskop, Dawn
  • Ben Coutouvidis; Kolmanskop, Dawn

Lot Estimate
ZAR 12 000 - 16 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 14 070

About this Item

Zimbabwean/South African 1970-
Kolmanskop, Dawn

signed; dated 2006 and inscribed with the title; inscribed with the artist's name and medium on a Johans Borman Gallery label adhered to the reverse

oil on canvas
59 by 74,5cm excluding frame; 75,5 by 91 by 5cm including frame

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