Modern and Contemporary Art: Evening Sale

Live Virtual Auction, 7 November 2023

Evening

Sold for

ZAR 577 625
Lot 59
  • Maggie Laubser; Birds in a Landscape with Houses and Trees
  • Maggie Laubser; Birds in a Landscape with Houses and Trees
  • Maggie Laubser; Birds in a Landscape with Houses and Trees


Lot Estimate
ZAR 500 000 - 700 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 577 625

About this Item

South African 1886-1973
Birds in a Landscape with Houses and Trees

signed; inscribed with the artist's name and 'Kraanvöels' on a Pretoria Art Museum label adhered to the reverse

oil on canvas laid down on board
44,5 by 49,5cm excluding frame; 63 by 68 by 7cm including frame

Notes

Bird forms and scenes with birds are a leitmotif in Maggie’s oeuvre. This consequently formed an important part of her decision to return on a more regular basis to a more figurative approach and simplified depiction of the natural reality around her. These themes or motifs, however, remain richly imaginative images from memory. They derive from her experience of the family farms, first Bloublommetjieskloof and later Oortmanspost…
- Muller Ballot

Literature

Dalene Marais (1994) Maggie Laubser: Her Paintings, Drawings and Graphics. Johannesburg and Cape Town: Perskor, illustrated in black and white on page 280, cat. no. 1102.

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