Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

ZAR 73 970
Lot 489
  • Dorothy Kay; Tug 'Talana' on the Slipway

Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
ZAR 73 970

About this Item

Irish/South African 1886-1964
Tug 'Talana' on the Slipway
signed; inscribed with the artist's name and title on a South African National Gallery label on the stretcher
oil on canvas
63,5 by 59cm excluding frame


South African National Gallery, Cape Town, Prestige Retrospective Exhibition, 26 June to 8 August 1982, catalogue number 12 with the title Tug 'Talana' on the Slipway.


Marjorie Reynolds (1989) Dorothy Kay: Everything You Do Is A Portrait Of Yourself, A Biography, Rosebank: Alec Marjorie Reynolds. With the title Overhauling the Tug “Talana”. Page 35 and illustrated on page 36 in a black and white photograph taken in Dorothy Kay’s living room.

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