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

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Lot 261
  • Irma Stern; Three Boatmen
  • Irma Stern; Three Boatmen
  • Irma Stern; Three Boatmen


Lot Estimate
ZAR 70 000 - 90 000
Current Bid
Starting at ZAR 70 000
Location
Cape Town
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About this Item

South African 1894-1966
Three Boatmen

inscribed with the accession number in pencil on the reverse

pastel and pen on sketchbook paper
44 by 32cm excluding frame; 56,5 by 43 by 3,5cm including frame

Provenance

The Irma Stern Trust Collection, accession number 1460.

Strauss & Co, Cape Town, 28 June 2022, lot 125.

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