Important South African and International Art

Live Auction, 7 November 2016

Day Sale

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ZAR 68 208
Lot 138
  • Deborah Bell; Marriage-a-la-Mode series, seven


Lot Estimate
ZAR 60 000 - 80 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 68 208

About this Item

South African 1957-
Marriage-a-la-Mode series, seven

each signed, dated 87, numbered 8/30 in pencil and embossed with the Caversham Press chop mark

etching and aquatint
plate size: 25,5 by 29,5cm (6); 16,5 by 24,5cm (1)

Notes

Hogarth in Johannesburg is a collaboration between Deborah Bell (Marriage á la Mode) , Robert Hodgins (The Rake's Progress) and William Kentridge (Industry and Idleness) based on a series of engravings produced between 1733-1747 by William Hogarth (British 1697-1764).

Exhibited

Everard Read and CIRCA, Deborah Bell - Presence, 17 March - 30 April 2011

Literature

Ricky Burnett and Sandra Klopper. (2011) Deborah Bell - Presence, Johannesburg: Everard Read CIRCA on Jellicoe. Another example from this edition illustrated on page 19.

Pippa Stein. (2004) Deborah Bell, Johannesburg: David Krut Publishing. Another example from this edition illustrated on pages 53 and 54.

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