Irma Stern (South African, 1894-1966) Istanbul within a cast-iron wirework frame
Lot 62*
Irma Stern
(South African, 1894-1966)
Istanbul within a cast-iron wirework frame
Sold for £326,500 (US$ 548,221) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
Irma Stern (South African, 1894-1966)
Istanbul
signed and dated 'Irma Stern 1955' (lower right); bears inscription 'Istanbul 1955' (to stretcher verso)
oil on canvas
69 x 81.7cm (27 3/16 x 32 3/16in).
within a cast-iron wirework frame

Footnotes

  • The gouache Istanbul, 1955, in the collection of the Irma Stern Museum at UCT (catalogue no. 67 ref. C17 and included in the recent Stern by the Sea exhibition at Casa Labia in Cape Town), displays a very similar composition and may be a preparatory study for the present lot.
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    Auction Administration - South African Art
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