Alexis Preller (South African, 1911-1975) Head of the young king
Lot 365*
Alexis Preller (South African, 1911-1975) Head of the young king
Sold for £16,875 (US$ 28,363) inc. premium
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Alexis Preller (South African, 1911-1975)
Head of the young king
signed and dated 'Preller 57' (lower right)
oil on panel
23 x 28cm (9 1/16 x 11in).

Footnotes

  • Although not precisely the same, the current lot bears several strong similarities with Alexis Preller's 1957 paintings of The Young King, namely the blossoms and ornamentation in the hair, the trace outline of an Egyptian-style beard, and the cropped red hairstyle.
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