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 23 450
Lot 2
  • Walter Battiss; Steam Boat
  • Walter Battiss; Steam Boat
  • Walter Battiss; Steam Boat


Lot Estimate
ZAR 20 000 - 30 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 23 450

About this Item

South African 1906-1982
Steam Boat

signed with the artist's initials and dated 1932

watercolour on paper
31 by 51cm excluding frame; 66,5 by 86,5 by 4,5cm including frame

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