Irma Stern: Time|Line

Live Virtual Auction, 8 June 2022

Irma Stern: Time|Line
About the Session
Irma Stern: Time | Line is a single-artist sale of 140 lots devoted to this illustrious artist. The lots on offer range from oil paintings, watercolours, drawings, etchings, ceramics and books and are presented chronologically, featuring works made in every decade from 1920 until the artist’s death in 1966.
The auction includes 124 artworks from the Irma Stern Trust Collection. Proceeds from the sale of these works will benefit the Irma Stern Trust Collection, housed in the much-loved Irma Stern Museum in Cape Town. Income derived from the sale will strengthen the Irma Stern Trust Collection for the future by preserving the core collection and making it accessible by developing the existing Irma Stern Trust website into an important research resource. 

Sold for

ZAR 113 800
Lot 16
  • Irma Stern; Head with Pot
  • Irma Stern; Head with Pot
  • Irma Stern; Head with Pot

Lot Estimate
ZAR 70 000 - 90 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 113 800

About this Item

South African 1894-1966
Head with Pot

signed and dated 1933; inscribed with the accession number in pencil on the reverse

gouache on sketchbook paper
41 by 29cm excluding frame


The Irma Stern Trust Collection, accession number 777.


Andrea Lewis (2006) Journeys to the Interior, Unseen Works by Irma Stern 1929-1939, Cape Town: Kaplan Kushlick Foundation, illustrated in colour on page 22.

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