Maggie (Maria Magdalena) Laubser (South African
Lot 16*
Maggie (Maria Magdalena) Laubser (South African, 1886-1973) Self-portrait
£30,000 - 60,000
US$ 50,000 - 100,000
amended
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Maggie (Maria Magdalena) Laubser (South African, 1886-1973)
Self-portrait
signed and dated 'M. Laubser / 24' (lower right)
oil on board
48 x 36cm (18 7/8 x 14 3/16in).

Footnotes

  • The present lot is one of several known self-portraits by the artist, many of which are illustrated in D. Marais, Maggie Laubser, her paintings, drawings and graphics (Johannesburg, 1994); notably cat. nos.395 & 396, which date from the same period, and in which she adopts much the same pose.

Saleroom notices

  • IMPORTANT NOTICE: This lot is in South Africa. The South African Heritage Resources Agency (SAHRA) has declared it a work of 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 will be available for viewing at the Everard Read gallery in Johannesburg. Payment for this lot may be made either in Pounds Sterling in London or in South African Rand through our Johannesburg office, using the published rate of 11.3088. Arrangements for collection must be made through our Johannesburg office. Please contact the department for further information.
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