Michaelis School of Art Twenty South African Artists 42.5 x 35cm (16 3/4 x 13 3/4in) and smaller (sheet size) unframed
Lot 115*
Michaelis School of Fine Art Twenty South African Artists 42.5 x 35cm (16 3/4 x 13 3/4in) and smaller (sheet size) unframed
Sold for £3,120 (US$ 5,040) inc. premium

Lot Details
Michaelis School of Fine Art
Twenty South African Artists containing prints by Walter Whall Battiss, Gregoire Johannes Boonzaier, John Marden Dronsfield, Eleanor Esmonde White, Maurice van Essche, Katrine Harries, Anton Hendriks, Cecil Higgs, Mary Ellen (May) Hillhouse, Alfred Frederic Krenz, Francois Krige, Maria Magdalena (Maggie) Laubser, Israel Isaac (Lippy) Lipshitz, Cecil Michaelis, Jacob Hendrik Pierneef, Alexis Preller, Ruth Prowse, Rupert Shepard, Irma Stern, and Jean Max Friedrich Welz
19 signed in pencil by the artist (lower right), 18 numbered '82/100' in pencil (lower left), 1 numbered '48/66' in pencil (lower left), 1 numbered '32/50' in pencil (lower left)
6 lithographs, 5 woodcuts, 4 etchings, 3 linocuts and 2 wood engravings
42.5 x 35cm (16 3/4 x 13 3/4in) and smaller (sheet size)
unframed
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Footnotes

  • The present lot is a complete portfolio of twenty prints hand-printed by the Michaelis School of Fine Art at the University of Cape Town between 1951 and 1953. While originally intended to be a limited edition of 100 for each print, the works by Katrine Harries and Rupert Shepard were produced in smaller runs of 66 and 50 respectively.

    We are grateful to Stephen Inggs, Associate Professor and Director of Michaelis School of Fine Art, University of Cape Town, for his assistance in cataloguing this lot.
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