Archived News - July 2009

Iconic work by Cecil Skotnes 'cover lot' in August Auction

July 19, 2009 - Entitled 'THREE STANDING FIGURES', this enigmatic and dramatic work from Cecil Skotnes is seen as an appropriate acknowledgement of his contribution to South African art in its broadest possible sense. This brief Press Release adds some background to Lot 326, being auctioned on 4 August 2009 - Stop Press - it sells for R873 600, approaching double the high estimate figure!

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Irmin Henkel still life consigned to August Auction

July 18, 2009 - Amongst the stellar collection of traditional South African paintings being offered at auction on August 4 & 5 by Stephan Welz & Company, in association with Sotheby's, this work by Irmin Henkel will still demand individual attention. The interplay of light and shade is further examined in the following brief press release.

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Rare mayoral portrait by Dorothy Kay consigned to August Auction

July 17, 2009 - Stephan Welz & Company, in association with Sotheby's, is privileged to offer on auction this work which is representative of Dorothy's Kay's most known stylistic genre. As the press release which follows outlines, there are few occasions to secure a portrait of this nature, in this case of Clifford Bell Payne, mayor of Walmer (PE)from 1941 to 1947.

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Works of Sarah Gertrude Millin consigned to August Auction in Johannesburg

July 16, 2009 - A significant amount of further detail can be found in the early pages of the recently published catalogue for the 4 & 5 August Auction being held in Rosebank, Johannesburg. The attached press release adds a little further background detail. Please phone Peter Digby on 011 880 3125 for any further information you may require.

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Two works by Judith Mason add even further breadth of appeal to August Auction

July 15, 2009 - Stephan Welz & Company, in association with Sotheby's, has confirmed the inclusion of two works by Judith Mason (Judith Seelawder Mason-Attwood)in their Johannesburg Winter Auction on 4 & 5 August 2009. The following brief press release provides a little background to her work.

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July 1, 2009 - Stephan Welz & Company, in association with Sotheby's, has issued the following press release covering the viewing and sale dates of their upcoming August 4 & 5 auction in Johannesburg and also the composition of the two days and four sessions

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