Live Auction, 7 October 2019

Sold for

R 136 560
Lot 683
John Meyer; Larghetto
  • John Meyer; Larghetto
  • John Meyer; Larghetto
  • John Meyer; Larghetto
  • John Meyer; Larghetto
  • John Meyer; Larghetto

Lot Estimate
R 120 000 - 150 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium and VAT
R 136 560

About this Item

South African 1942-
Larghetto
signed; signed, inscribed with the title and 23/22 on the reverse
mixed media on canvas
59 by 74cm excluding frame

Notes

"Then one night, while at a symphony concert, it suddenly hit me, I thought: My God, this is so theatrical, so timeless and emotive. And, of course, so romantic. All of a sudden I was looking at the human form in a different way, and it snowballed, leading to various figure compositions."1

1. John Meyer in Brett Hilton-Barber (2003) John Mayer, Cape Town: Prime Origins in association with the Everard Read Gallery. Page 104.


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