Art Rooted in Nature: Evening Sale

Live Virtual Auction, 25 June 2024

Evening Sale
About the Session

South African artists have long drawn inspiration from the earth, capturing the beauty and complexity of flora and landscapes, with their works. The selection for sale emphasises themes of both human and non-human elements in nature, reflecting a profound connection to the environment.

This auction showcases a rich artwork medley that delves into the intricate relationship between the natural world and artistic expression. Featuring botanical depictions, landscapes, coastal scenes, floral still lifes and garden scenes in the Cape and beyond, the sale highlights the enduring relevance of nature in art, especially in the context of contemporary ecological concerns.

This auction celebrates the harmony between scientific precision and artistic creativity, making a compelling case for the ongoing relevance of depicting nature.

Running from 7 to 25 June to coincide with the Hermanus Fynarts Festival 2024, the Strauss & Co auction aims to complement the festival’s vibrant celebration of creativity in all its forms.

Current Bid

Lot 237
  • Alice Toich; Geese Pond, Company Gardens
  • Alice Toich; Geese Pond, Company Gardens
  • Alice Toich; Geese Pond, Company Gardens

Lot Estimate
ZAR 30 000 - 50 000
Current Bid
Starting at ZAR 25 000
Cape Town
Condition Report
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About this Item

South African 1991-
Geese Pond, Company Gardens

signed, dated 2020, inscribed with the title and medium on the artist’s certificate of authenticity that accompanies the lot

oil on canvas
58,5 by 38,5cm excluding frame; 65 by 45,5 by 6cm including frame


Born in Pretoria in 1991, artist Alice Toich currently resides in Cape Town. She studied at the University of Cape Town’s Michaelis School of Art before attending the Florence Academy of Art in Italy between 2017 and 2019. Toich paints landscapes, portraits, and still lifes from life and en plein air. She works in oil on a number of different mediums, such as linen, canvas, and wood panel. Toich has also expanded into creating sculptures and painted tile murals.

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