Evening Sale

Live Virtual Auction, 28 May 2024

Evening Sale

Sold for

ZAR 69 000
Lot 184
  • Zakkie Eloff; Stapelwolke, Volstruise en Rooibokke
  • Zakkie Eloff; Stapelwolke, Volstruise en Rooibokke
  • Zakkie Eloff; Stapelwolke, Volstruise en Rooibokke

Lot Estimate
ZAR 70 000 - 100 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 69 000

About this Item

South African 1925-2004
Stapelwolke, Volstruise en Rooibokke


oil on canvas
148,5 by 148,5cm excluding frame; 169 by 169 by 6cm including frame


Zakkie remembers a hot summer’s afternoon spent watching the clouds from the little balcony of Pierneef’s studio. Together they marvelled at the cumulous formations building up on the horizon, the elder man pointing out the dramatic shadows and fleeting moments of reflecting light. Towards the end of the afternoon, Zakkie said: ‘Oom Henk, will you teach me how to paint clouds?’, to which Pierneef replied placidly: ‘But Zakkie, I have been showing you all afternoon. You must look and look and look …’

- Angela van Rooyen

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