Maria Magdalena ("Maggie") Laubser (South African, 1886-1973) Portrait of a woman wearing a red doek
Lot 29
Maggie (Maria Magdalena) Laubser (South African, 1886-1973) Woman wearing a red doek
Sold for £50,400 (US$ 78,866) inc. premium

Lot Details
Maggie (Maria Magdalena) Laubser (South African, 1886-1973)
Woman wearing a red doek
signed 'M. Laubser' (lower left)
oil on board
39.1 x 35cm (15 3/8 x 13 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Acquired directly from the artist by Dr E H Latsky, Bethal, circa 1960
    The collection of the late Dr Zach de Beer and his wife Mona (née Schwartz)
    Thence by direct descent to the current owner

    LITERATURE:
    D. Marais, Maggie Laubser, her paintings, drawings and graphics (Johannesburg, 1994), illus. p.316, cat. no. 1316, titled 'Portrait of a woman with head scarf'

    Zacharias Johannes (Zach) de Beer (1928-1999) was the leader of the Progressive Federal Party in South Africa and its successor, the Democratic Party, from 1987 until 1994. Following his resignation from the party, he was appointed South African ambassador to the Netherlands by Nelson Mandela. He was also a director of the Anglo American PLC/De Beers diamond mining conglomerate for many years.
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