Jacob Hendrik Pierneef (South African, 1886-1957)
An extensive view of farmlands
signed 'Pierneef' (lower left)
oil on canvas
49 x 68cm (19 5/16 x 26 3/4in).
painted circa 1945
- This lot was painted circa 1925, not circa 1945 as originally catalogued.
Provenance should read:
Acquired directly from the Everard Read Gallery, Johannesburg by Mr van Niekerk;
Acquired directly from the above by the current owner.
The painting has been valued by the Everard Read gallery for insurance purposes on four occasions between 1989 and 1996.
The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) has declared the present lot of outstanding national importance and has declined a permit for its export. Therefore it is not subject to VAT on either the hammer price or the buyer's premium. It is available for viewing at the Everard Read Gallery in Johannesburg, RSA. Please contact the department for further information.