Pranas Domsaitis (South African, 1880-1965) A vase of spring flowers
Lot 52*
Pranas Domsaitis (South African, 1880-1965) A vase of spring flowers
Sold for £4,320 (US$ 7,163) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Pranas Domsaitis (South African, 1880-1965)
A vase of spring flowers
signed with initials 'PD' (lower centre)
oil on board
73 x 60cm (28 3/4 x 23 5/8in).

Footnotes

  • "The flower-pieces are decorative in style, very simple, with rough outline and glittering, jewel-like colours. Here in particular the play of textures, spontaneous brushstrokes and the colours themselves transform the canvases into joyous expressions of that typical timeless quality so often seen in his more sombre themes."

    BIBLIOGRAPHY:
    E. Verloren van Themaat, Pranas Domsaitis, (Cape Town, 1976), p.18
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