Strauss & co Staff Picks: Modern and Contemporary Art

Online-Only Auction, 26 September - 3 October 2022

Staff Picks

Sold for

ZAR 23 450
Lot 14
  • Axel Eriksson; Goanikontes Oasis (Erongo Namibia)
  • Axel Eriksson; Goanikontes Oasis (Erongo Namibia)
  • Axel Eriksson; Goanikontes Oasis (Erongo Namibia)


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

About this Item

Namibian 1878-1924
Goanikontes Oasis (Erongo Namibia)

signed and dated 1920

oil on canvas
55,5 by 93cm excluding frame; 80 by 117,5 by 9cm including frame

Notes

Staff Pick:

Dr Alastair Meredith, Senior Art Specialist: "Oil paintings by Axel Eriksson are surprisingly rare, beautifully painted, evocative, and historically significant. Son of a Swedish trader and brewer in the then German South West Africa (Namibia), Eriksson was one of the very few painters working in the country in the early decades of the C20th. He died in 1924, the year Henk Pierneef made his second visit to Namibia."

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