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Timed Online Auction, 3 - 13 May 2024

Impression/Expression
  • Nita Spilhaus; View from Fresnaye over The Monastry
  • Nita Spilhaus; View from Fresnaye over The Monastry
  • Nita Spilhaus; View from Fresnaye over The Monastry


Lot Estimate
ZAR 50 000 - 70 000
Location
Cape Town
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About this Item

German/South African 1878-1967
View from Fresnaye over The Monastry

signed with the artist's monogram

oil on panel
27 by 35,5cm excluding frame; 44,5 by 53 by 3,5cm including frame

Notes

Accompanied by a hand-written note inscribed with "Original Painting by Nita Spilhaus (valuable) View from Fresnaye, over the Monastry which was on High Level Road. Mouille Point Lighthouse (Given to me by Aunt Elsa)" enclosed in an envelope, adhered to the reverse.

Literature

Graham's Fine Art Gallery (2006) Between Foothold and Flight, exhibition catalogue, Johannesburg: Graham's Fine Art Gallery, illustrated in colour on page 21.

Peter Elliot (2015) Nita Spilhaus (1878-1967) and Her Artist Friends in the Cape During the Early Twentieth Century, Cape Town: Peter Elliot, a similar example illustrated in colour on page 140.

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