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Lot 320

South African 1938-2016
Artist Book: A Dante Bestiary 35/100
An artist's book by Judith Mason, referencing La Divina Commedia by Dante Alighieri, the Florentine poet, signed and numbered '35/100', published by Ombondi Editions, New York, 1989, hand-bound by Eric Zimmerman, at Markey & Asplund, Foster, Rhode Island, housed in a leather-trimmed slipcase. 'The Direct Vision of God' is embellished with gold leaf by hand.
offset lithograph in colours on Arches, published by the Museo Picasso, Barcelona
book: 42,5 by 31,5 by 5,5cm; slipcase: 43 by 33 by 6,5cm

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The erotic oil artwork is lacking.

cf. Standard Bank Gallery (2008). Judith Mason: A Prospect of Icons, Johannesburg: Standard Bank Gallery, another example illustrated in colour on page 112.


Estimate: R 18 000 - 24 000 

Sold for R 18 000
Which is R 21 105 incl Buyer's Premium and VAT


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