Portrait of the artist's mother signed 'G Sekoto' (lower left), bears Kempel Gallery label on reverse oil on canvasboard 45.7 x 35.5cm (18 x 14in).
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PROVENANCE: Kempel's Gallery Pretoria, 1954 Thence by descent to the current owner
A similar work of the same title is in the collection of the University of South Africa Gallery in Pretoria (illustrated in L. Alexander & E. Cohen, 150 South African Paintings, Cape Town 1990, plate 77).