Gerard Sekoto (South African, 1913-1993) The Waiting Room 34.5 x 48.5 cm. (13½ x 19¼ in.)
Lot 115*
Gerard Sekoto (South African, 1913-1993) The Waiting Room 34.5 x 48.5 cm. (13½ x 19¼ in.)
Sold for £60,000 (US$ 93,711) inc. premium

Lot Details
Gerard Sekoto (South African, 1913-1993)
The Waiting Room
signed 'Gerard Sekoto' l.r.
oil on canvas
34.5 x 48.5 cm. (13½ x 19¼ in.)

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Mrs J. G. St. Leger Lindbergh;
    The Joan St Leger Arts Foundation.

    Bibliography:
    Lindop, B, 'Gerard Sekoto', (Cape Town, 1988), pg. 49 (illust).

    "As I had watched those in the room - to me it turned a new page in life, but with much anguish as I imagined our future continuing at that rate".

Saleroom notices

  • The above lot is subject to a Temporary Export Permit (no. 80/07/03/009/70) from the South African Heritage Resources Agency. Following the auction (and by 22 June 2007) the work will be returned to South Africa and will be available for collection from Bonham’s appointed agent.
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