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Lot 27*
Irma Stern (South African, 1894-1966) Two seated figures, Congo
£12,000 - 18,000
US$ 20,000 - 30,000
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Irma Stern (South African, 1894-1966)
Two seated figures, Congo
signed and dated 'Irma Stern / 1942' (lower centre)
watercolour
26.5 x 17cm (10 7/16 x 6 11/16in).

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  • "The Congo has always been for me the symbol of Africa, the very heart of Africa. The sound 'Congo' makes my blood dance, with the thrill of excitement; it sounds to me like distant native drums and a heavy tropical river flowing, its water gurgling in mystic depths."

    BIBLIOGRAPHY:
    I. Stern, Congo, (Pretoria, 1943)
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