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Live Virtual Auction, 8 - 11 November 2020

South African Ceramics, Selected Prints and Multiples

Sold for

ZAR 34 140
Lot 523
  • William Kentridge; Act III Scene 1, 2017
  • William Kentridge; Act III Scene 1, 2017
  • William Kentridge; Act III Scene 1, 2017
  • William Kentridge; Act III Scene 1, 2017
  • William Kentridge; Act III Scene 1, 2017
  • William Kentridge; Act III Scene 1, 2017


Lot Estimate
ZAR 30 000 - 50 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 34 140

About this Item

South African 1955-
Act III Scene 1, 2017

signed, numbered EV 1/60, and embossed with the Artist Workshop chopmark

linocut on paper with hand colouring on Hahnemühle paper
image size: 30 by 18,5cm; sheet size: 44 by 32cm; 65 by 50,5 by 5,5cm including frame

Notes

The present lot is based on the artist’s drawings for the opera Lulu, William Kentridge’s version of Alban Berg’s 20th century modernist masterpiece. The opera Lulu, opened to great acclaim at New York’s Metropolitan Opera in late 2015.

 

Artthrob, online, https://artthrob.co.za/product/william-kentridge-act-iii-scene-1-2017/, accessed 15 September 2020.

Exhibited

FNB Joburg Art Fair, Johannesburg, 8 to 10 September 2017, illustrated in colour on page 1978.

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