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 29 313
Lot 44
  • Walter Battiss; Dancers in the Grass
  • Walter Battiss; Dancers in the Grass
  • Walter Battiss; Dancers in the Grass

Lot Estimate
ZAR 16 000 - 20 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 29 313

About this Item

South African 1906-1982
Dancers in the Grass

signed, numbered 4/30 and inscribed with the title in pencil in the margin

colour screenprint on paper
image size: 42 by 41cm; sheet size: 64 by 45cm, unframed


Strauss & Co, Online, 25 February 2022, lot 116


Warren Siebrits (2016) Walter Battiss: I Invented Myself: The Jack M Ginsberg Collection, Johannesburg: The Ampersand Foundation, another impression from the edition illustrated in colour on page 124.

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