Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Decorative Arts, Jewellery and Fine Wine

Live Virtual Auction, 8 - 11 November 2020

Modern, Post-War and Contemporary Art Part I

Sold for

ZAR 45 520
Lot 769
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio
  • Cecil Skotnes; Man's Gold, portfolio


Lot Estimate
ZAR 40 000 - 60 000
Selling Price
Incl. Buyer's Premium & VAT
ZAR 45 520

About this Item

South African 1926-2009
Man's Gold, portfolio

each woodcut signed and numbered 'Artist Proof XII/XV' in pencil in the margin

colour woodcuts
sheet size: 38,5 by 53,5cm each; solander box size: 41 by 56,5 by 5cm

Notes

A portfolio of 28 woodcuts by Cecil Skotnes, 6 poems and text by Stephen Gray, based on ideas by Denis Godfrey, published in Johannesburg from August 1975 to January 1979. These woodcuts were printed from original blocks in 2 to 5 colours on Zerkall Buetten paper by Egon Guenther, edition limited to 75 copies and 15 Artist’s Proofs numbered I to XV, in a leather-bound solander box covered in full Oasis goatskin, made by Peter Carstens.

 

 

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