William Joseph Kentridge (South African, born 1955), 1993 'Prey' 103 x 79cm (40 9/16 x 31 1/8in).(image size)
Lot 441*
William Joseph Kentridge (South African, born 1955), 1993 Orange head 103 x 79cm (40 9/16 x 31 1/8in).(image size)
Sold for £103,250 (US$ 161,565) inc. premium

Lot Details
William Joseph Kentridge (South African, born 1955), 1993
Orange head
inscribed 'Proof' (lower left) and signed 'Kentridge' (lower right)
drypoint, from one copper plate and two hand-painted templates, on Vélin d'Arches Blanc 300 gsm paper
103 x 79cm (40 9/16 x 31 1/8in).(image size)

Footnotes

  • PROVENANCE:
    Sale, Stephan Welz & Co., Johannesburg, 7 May 2001, lot 574

    LITERATURE:
    D. Krut (ed.), William Kentridge Prints, (Johannesburg, 2006), another edition illustrated p.46

    The present lot is often titled Head as part of Kentridge's Head print series.

Saleroom notices

  • This lot is an artist's proof aside from the edition of 15. Another of the edition illustrates the front cover of K. Geers (ed.), Contemporary South African Art - The Gencor Collection, (Johannesburg, 1997).
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