Alexis Preller (South African, 1911-1975)
signed 'Preller' (lower left)
oil on canvasboard
19 x 21.5 cm. (7½ x 8½ in.)
- This work is illustrated on the back cover of the dust jacket of 'An Hour of Breath' by Sampie de Wet (pub. Central News Agency, 1950). A similar work, featuring the candle unburnt appears on the front cover.