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 18 760
Lot 21
  • Catherine Paynter; Cloetes Café, Port St Johns
  • Catherine Paynter; Cloetes Café, Port St Johns
  • Catherine Paynter; Cloetes Café, Port St Johns

Lot Estimate
ZAR 10 000 - 15 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 18 760

About this Item

South African 1949-
Cloetes Café, Port St Johns

signed; inscribed with the title and date on the stretcher; inscribed with artist's name and title on an Everard Read label adhered to the reverse.

oil on canvas
78 by 99cm excluding frame; 92,5 by 112 by 4,5cm including frame


Stephan Welz & Co, Cape Town, 21 February 2010, lot 462.

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