Live Auction, 7 October 2019
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"Battiss removed colour from his work and began to work in black and white at the time he was diagnosed with cancer in late 1978. Even after he was treated and cured he returned to working with white ink on black paper, which became a major feature of his last works."1
- Ibid. Page 228.
Literaturecf. Warren Siebrits (2016) Walter Battiss: I Invented Myself: The Jack Ginsberg Collection, Johannesburg: The Ampersand Foundation. Similar examples illustrated on pages 229 and 238.