Maria Magdalena ("Maggie") Laubser (South African, 1886-1973) A Pondo woman
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Maria Magdalena ("Maggie") Laubser (South African, 1886-1973) A Pondo woman
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Lot Details
Maria Magdalena ("Maggie") Laubser (South African, 1886-1973)
A Pondo woman
signed 'M. Laubser' (lower right)
oil on board
51 x 40cm (20 1/16 x 15 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Gifted by the artist to Dr & Mrs C. Frank
    Thence by descent to the current owner

    EXHIBITED:
    Pretoria, Judge L.C. Steyn's house, 1946

    LITERATURE:
    D. Marais, Maggie Laubser, her paintings, drawings and graphics (Johannesburg, 1994), illus. p.246, cat. no. 893

    The use of the thatched hut in the background of this work, and others similar in Marais' monograph (op. cit. cat nos. 896, 901 & 902), was inspired by the artist's visit to the Transvaal and Free State.
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