Antiquarian Auctions

SA Auction #100 begins on 14 Jul 2022

US Auction #12 begins on 03 Aug 2022

Smuts, Helene

At Home with Irma Stern

[Full publishing details] "Published by the Committee of the UCT Irma Stern Museum and the Trustees of the Irma Stern Trust"

Published: Irma Stern Museum and Irma Stern Trust, Cape Town, 2007

Edition: First

Lot closed

Sold for: Register or Sign In to find out

Bids: 3

Visits: 65

Have a similar item to sell? Contact Us with the details.

How it works

Register

A fine copy of one of the most recent and already sought-after titles on South Africa's most famous painter internationally, whose major works now regularly fetch more than a million dollars at auction..

48 pp of illustrated text bound into soft covers. Extracts:

The greeting Irma Stern's driver would call out in the local dialect as they motored into remote rural villages in the Congo in the 1960s in search of African art: 

  • "Bring out all your old rubbish - the mad white woman will buy it!"

In a review of an Irma Stern exhibition, Richard Feldman wrote on 17 May 1935 in the South African Opinion magazine

  • "It is given to very few to see the true soul of things."
  • Binding Condition: Fine
  • Overall Condition: Fine
  • Size: 210 x 290
  • Sold By: Fontein Books
  • Contact Person: Richard Proctor-Sims
  • Country: South Africa
  • Email: [email protected]
  • Telephone: 051 773 0050/048 079 546 4032
  • Preferred Payment Methods: Eft (South Africa), SWIFT (rest of world), of or $ checks for US or Australian buyers
  • Trade Associations: AA Approved


© 2022 Paul Mills trading as AntiquarianAuctions.com. All rights reserved. Use of this website is regulated by our website Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.