Online-Only Auction, 31 May - 7 June 2021

Sold for

R 29 313
Lot 455
Jean Welz; MER (Tant Miem)

Lot Estimate
R 25 000 - 35 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 29 313

About this Item

South African 1900-1975
MER (Tant Miem)
signed, dated 60 and inscribed 'MER, 7 Oktober 1960, VEELS GELUK'
charcoal on paper
58 by 44,5cm excluding frame; 82,5 by 67 by 2cm including frame

Notes

MER is the pseudonym of the celebrated social worker and Afrikaans writer Maria Elizabeth Rothmann (1875-1975). Part of a series commissioned by the 'Akademise Kuns en Wetenskap' of the Hertzog Prize Winners.

Provenance

Strauss & Co, Cape Town, October 2013, lot 714.

Literature

Elza Miles (1997) The World of Jean Welz, Johannesburg: Fernwood Press, illustrated on page 101.


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