Johannesburg Auction Week

Live Virtual Auction, 3 November 2022

Modern and Contemporary Art, Part I

Sold for

ZAR 227 600
Lot 43
  • William Kentridge; Felix in Exile
  • William Kentridge; Felix in Exile
  • William Kentridge; Felix in Exile
  • William Kentridge; Felix in Exile
  • William Kentridge; Felix in Exile
  • William Kentridge; Felix in Exile


Lot Estimate
ZAR 250 000 - 350 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 227 600

About this Item

South African 1955-
Felix in Exile
1994

signed and numbered 29/35 in pencil in the margin

etching, aquatint, drypoint and soft ground on paper
58 by 79cm excluding frame; 85,5 by 105,5 by 1cm including frame

Provenance

Acquired from the artist by the current owner in 1994/95.

Exhibited

Boston University Art Gallery, South Africa: Artists, Prints, Community; 25 Years at the Caversham Press, Boston, Boston University Art Galleries, 8 February to 27 March 2011, another impression from the edition illustrated on page 66 of the exhibition catalogue as plate 34.

Strauss & Co, Giving Direction: Figuration, Past and Present, Welgemeend Manor, Cape Town, 14 to 20 February 2022, illustrated in colour on page 60 of the exhibition catalogue.

Literature

Bronwyn Law-Viljoen (2006) William Kentridge Prints, Johannesburg: David Krut Publishing, another example from the edition illustrated in colour on pages 50 and 51.
Judith Hecker (2010) William Kentridge: Trace. Prints from the Museum of Modern Art, New York: The Museum of Modern Art, another impression from the edition illustrated in colour on page 13.

Sieveking Verlag (2015) Double Vision: Albrecht Dürer/William Kentridge, Munich: Sieveking Verlag, another impression from the edition illustrated on pages 166 and 175, catalogue number 54.

Natalie Knight (2017) The Big Picture: an Art-O-Biography. Johannesburg: Batya Bricker, another impression from the edition illustrated on page 94.

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