UPCOMING AUCTIONS

Upcoming Auction | Ashbey's Galleries
Online Auction

25 - 28 January 2021

Upcoming Auction | Sandton Auctioneers
Timed Online Auction

25 January - 1 February 2021

Upcoming Auction | Strauss & Co
ONLINE-ONLY Auction

15 - 22 February 2021


AUCTION HOUSE LISTINGS

5th Avenue AuctioneersAshbeys GalleriesAspire Art Auctions
Bernardi AuctioneersBonhams JohannesburgChristie's South Africa
Noordhoek AuctioneersOld Johannesburg WarehouseOmni Fine Art Auctioneers
Red! The GalleryRussell Kaplan AuctioneersSandton Auctioneers
Stephen Welz & CoStrauss & Co

LOCAL AND INTERNATIONAL AUCTION NEWS

The world's most expensive sculptures to sell at auction, from an ancient lioness to a stainless steel rabbit | CNN | January 2021
What 2020's Most Expensive Painting Says About The Art Market | Forbes | December 2020
David Hockney 'Paper Pools' fetches record price at recent Stephan Welz & Co auction | Art Times | December 2020
The Most Expensive Old Masters Artworks Ever Sold at Auction | ArtNews | January 2020

TOP LOTS AND HIGHLIGHTS

Walter Battiss, Figures Round A Camp Fire, Signed, Oil, 25 x 50
Walter Battiss
Figures Round A Camp Fire, Signed, Oil, 25 x 50

Estimate R250 000 - R350 000
SOLD: R220 000

5th Avenue Auctioneers
December 2020
Alexis Preller, Thrones of Heaven, signed and dated
Alexis Preller
Thrones of Heaven, signed and dated '66, Oil and gesso on canvas, 101.5 by 86.5cm

Estimate R 1 800 000 - 2 400 000
SOLD: R 2 845 000

Strauss & Co
North/South Live Virtual Auction November 2020
Jacob Hendrik Pierneef, Die Wolk, signed and dated 1920, Oil on canvas, 89.5 by 58.5cm
Jacob Hendrik Pierneef
Die Wolk, signed and dated 1920, Oil on canvas, 89.5 by 58.5cm

Estimate R 2 200 000 - 2 800 000
SOLD: R 2 503 600

Strauss & Co
North/South Live Virtual Auction November 2020
Irma Stern, Still Life of Dahlias in a Vase with a Basket of Apples, signed and dated 1945, oil on canvas, 55 by 50cm
Irma Stern
Still Life of Dahlias in a Vase with a Basket of Apples, signed and dated 1945, oil on canvas, 55 by 50cm

Estimate R 3 500 000 - 5 000 000
SOLD: R 3 983 000

Strauss & Co
North/South Live Virtual Auction November 2020
Edoardo Villa, Fee, dated 1992, Painted steel, 54cm (h)
Edoardo Villa
Fee, dated 1992, Painted steel, 54cm (h)

Estimate R 20 000 - 30 000
SOLD: R 117 250

Strauss & Co
October Online Sale 2020
Nelson Makamo, Girl in a Yellow Dress, Watercolour and charcoal on paper, 239 x 106,5 x 6cm
Nelson Makamo
Girl in a Yellow Dress, Watercolour and charcoal on paper, 239 x 106,5 x 6cm

Estimate R 150 000 - 200 000
SOLD: R 222 775

Strauss & Co
October Online Sale 2020

ARTISTS

Edoardo VillaNelson MakamoWalter Battiss
William Kentridge