Alexis Preller (South African, 1911-1975) Native girl's head
Lot 38*
Alexis Preller (South African, 1911-1975) Study of woman
Sold for £7,800 (US$ 13,048) inc. premium
Lot Details
Alexis Preller (South African, 1911-1975)
Study of woman
signed 'PRELLER' (lower right); bears partial exhibition label verso
oil on canvas
34 x 40cm (13 3/8 x 15 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Dr. Cyril Ross
    Thence by descent to the current owner

    EXHIBITED:
    Pretoria, Pretoria Art Museum, possibly the Republic Festival Exhibition, 1966

    During the late 1930s Preller painted a number of works entitled Wash Girl and Wash Woman; it is possible that these titles could be applied to this work.
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