Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

R 111 524
Lot 607
Maud Sumner; Still Life with Roses, Books and a Photograph

Lot Estimate
R 70 000 - 100 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 111 524
Location
Cape Town Office

About this Item

South African 1902-1985
Still Life with Roses, Books and a Photograph
1946
oil on canvas
64 by 53cm excluding frame

Notes

The present lot was painted in 1946 when Sumner was staying in Cape Town at the house of Professor Robert Harold Compton, Director of Kirstenbosch Botanical Gardens from 1919 - 1953, and founder of the Compton Herbarium.

 

Exhibited

Hoffer Art Gallery, Pretoria, 26 October 1982, catalogue number 64.

Literature

Die Transvaler, 19 October 1982, illustrated.

 


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