Modern and Contemporary Art: Evening Sale

Live Virtual Auction, 7 November 2023

Evening

Sold for

ZAR 93 800
Lot 7
  • Moses Tladi; Three Huts
  • Moses Tladi; Three Huts
  • Moses Tladi; Three Huts


Lot Estimate
ZAR 80 000 - 120 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 93 800

About this Item

South African 1903-1959
Three Huts

signed; inscribed with the artist's name and the title on an Iziko South African National Gallery label adhered to the reverse

oil on board
19 by 25cm excluding frame; 27 by 33 by 3,5cm including frame

Notes

There are so many works I wish to write of … but I must refer to two small landscapes by Moses Tladi… They are something of a portent. In a naïve technique all his own, Tladi tells the stark truth in a poetic way. The atmosphere of the Witswatersrand is in those pictures unmistakable to all that know the Transvaal.

- Bernard Lewis

Exhibited

Iziko South African National Gallery, Cape Town, Moses Tladi Unearthed, September 2015.

Literature

Angela Read Lloyd (2009) The Artist in the Garden: the Quest for Moses Tladi, Cape Town: Print Matters, illustrated in colour on page 189.

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