William Kentridge

South African, b. 1955

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Dutch Iris I, 1993
Aquatint in colours, on Arches wove paper
108.3 x 59.2 cm
Dec 12, 2023Bonhams
Dutch Iris I, 1993
Aquatint in colours, on Arches wove paper
108.3 x 59.2 cm
Dec 12, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 63
Head (Orange) (Krut p. 46), 1993
Drypoint with hand-colouring, on wove paper
103.0 x 79.2 cm
Dec 12, 2023Bonhams
Head (Orange) (Krut p. 46), 1993
Drypoint with hand-colouring, on wove paper
103.0 x 79.2 cm
Dec 12, 2023
Bonhams
Prints and Multiples
Lot 64
Zeno at 4 A.M. (K. pp. 118-119)
Nine etchings and aquatint, on one sheet of Hahnemühle paper, with full margins.
I. 32 1/8 x 26 1/2 in. (81.6 x 67.3 cm) S. 38 7/8 x 31 3/4 in. (98.7 x 80.6 cm)
Oct 27, 2023Phillips
Zeno at 4 A.M. (K. pp. 118-119)
Nine etchings and aquatint, on one sheet of Hahnemühle paper, with full margins.
I. 32 1/8 x 26 1/2 in. (81.6 x 67.3 cm) S. 38 7/8 x 31 3/4 in. (98.7 x 80.6 cm)
Oct 27, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 411
Horse: Patriarchatus Alexandrini, 2008
handwoven mohair tapestry
270.0 x 360.0 cm
Oct 14, 2023Christie's
Horse: Patriarchatus Alexandrini, 2008
handwoven mohair tapestry
270.0 x 360.0 cm
Oct 14, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21957 Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 231
Sleeper 1, 1997
etching, aquatint and hand colouring (charcoal and conté) on paper
102.0 x 195.0 cm
Oct 13, 2023Sotheby's
Sleeper 1, 1997
etching, aquatint and hand colouring (charcoal and conté) on paper
102.0 x 195.0 cm
Oct 13, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 83
Untitled (Drawing for Felix in Exile), 1993
charcoal, pastel and gouache on paper
50.0 x 66.0 cm
Oct 13, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled (Drawing for Felix in Exile), 1993
charcoal, pastel and gouache on paper
50.0 x 66.0 cm
Oct 13, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 98
Anamorphic Self Portrait, 2005
charcoal, pencil on paper, cylindrical mirror and pencil on wooden box
76.0 x 56.5 cm
Oct 13, 2023Sotheby's
Anamorphic Self Portrait, 2005
charcoal, pencil on paper, cylindrical mirror and pencil on wooden box
76.0 x 56.5 cm
Oct 13, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 99
Office Love, 2001
mohair, acrylic and polyester tapestry
341.0 x 451.6 cm
Oct 12, 2023Bonhams
Office Love, 2001
mohair, acrylic and polyester tapestry
341.0 x 451.6 cm
Oct 12, 2023
Bonhams
Post-War & Contemporary Art
Lot 24
Shadow Quartet, 2013
bronze with dark brown patina, in 4 parts
(i) 14 x 6 1/8 x 6 3/8 in. (35.6 x 15.6 x 16.2 cm) (ii) 12 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 9 1/4 in. (32.7 x 16.2 x 23.5 cm) (iii) 14 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (36.8 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm) (iv) 12 1/4 x 7 x 6 3/8 in. (31.1 x 17.8 x 16.2 cm)
Oct 5, 2023Phillips
Shadow Quartet, 2013
bronze with dark brown patina, in 4 parts
(i) 14 x 6 1/8 x 6 3/8 in. (35.6 x 15.6 x 16.2 cm) (ii) 12 7/8 x 6 3/8 x 9 1/4 in. (32.7 x 16.2 x 23.5 cm) (iii) 14 1/2 x 6 3/8 x 6 3/8 in. (36.8 x 16.2 x 16.2 cm) (iv) 12 1/4 x 7 x 6 3/8 in. (31.1 x 17.8 x 16.2 cm)
Oct 5, 2023
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art: Online Auction
Lot 92
Sleeper Black, 1997
etching, aquatint, and drypoint, on Arches wove paper
97.0 x 193.9 cm
Sep 27, 2023Christie's
Sleeper Black, 1997
etching, aquatint, and drypoint, on Arches wove paper
97.0 x 193.9 cm
Sep 27, 2023
Christie's
Prints and Multiples
Lot 136
Untitled (Artist Bending); and Untitled (Artist Standing), from: The HMV Set, 1997
2 etchings with drypoint, on Richard de Bas paper
16.5 x 20.5 cm
Sep 27, 2023Christie's
Untitled (Artist Bending); and Untitled (Artist Standing), from: The HMV Set, 1997
2 etchings with drypoint, on Richard de Bas paper
16.5 x 20.5 cm
Sep 27, 2023
Christie's
Prints and Multiples
Lot 137
Dutch Iris II , 1993
etching and aquatint in colours, on Arches wove paper
108.5 x 59.3 cm
Sep 27, 2023Christie's
Dutch Iris II, 1993
etching and aquatint in colours, on Arches wove paper
108.5 x 59.3 cm
Sep 27, 2023
Christie's
Prints and Multiples
Lot 138
Domestic Scenes 43: Two Women on Bench with Umbrellas, 1980
etching and aquatint
28.0 x 38.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Domestic Scenes 43: Two Women on Bench with Umbrellas, 1980
etching and aquatint
28.0 x 38.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 1
9 Films, 2003
iris print
156.5 x 110.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
9 Films, 2003
iris print
156.5 x 110.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 10
Untitled (Rhino I), 2007
lithograph with collage
45.0 x 55.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Untitled (Rhino I), 2007
lithograph with collage
45.0 x 55.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 11
Untitled (Rhino II), 2007
lithograph with collage
45.0 x 55.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Untitled (Rhino II), 2007
lithograph with collage
45.0 x 55.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 12
Untitled (Rhino III), 2007
lithograph with collage
45.0 x 55.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Untitled (Rhino III), 2007
lithograph with collage
45.0 x 55.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 13
Heating and Ventilation (After Manet), 2007
lithograph printed on book page chine collé to wove paper
26.2 x 19.5 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Heating and Ventilation (After Manet), 2007
lithograph printed on book page chine collé to wove paper
26.2 x 19.5 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 14
Nose 20, from Nose, 2009
aquatint, drypoint and engraving
40.0 x 34.9 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Nose 20, from Nose, 2009
aquatint, drypoint and engraving
40.0 x 34.9 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 15
Anti Mercator, 2010
high-definition film transferred to video, black and white with sound, VHS cassette and USB flash drive
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Anti Mercator, 2010
high-definition film transferred to video, black and white with sound, VHS cassette and USB flash drive
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 16
Garden below the Studio, 2014
lithograph on chine collé
43.0 x 50.2 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Garden below the Studio, 2014
lithograph on chine collé
43.0 x 50.2 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 17
Who Needs Words? (the whispering in the leaves), from Blue Rubrics, 2018
lapis lazuli pigment print on found thesaurus page
43.9 x 52.5 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Who Needs Words? (the whispering in the leaves), from Blue Rubrics, 2018
lapis lazuli pigment print on found thesaurus page
43.9 x 52.5 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 18
Domestic Scenes 16: Woman in a bath with Companion + Light, 1980
etching and aquatint
28.0 x 38.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Domestic Scenes 16: Woman in a bath with Companion + Light, 1980
etching and aquatint
28.0 x 38.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 2
'Refugees in the Library', 1985
oil on canvasboard
37.3 x 48.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
'Refugees in the Library', 1985
oil on canvasboard
37.3 x 48.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 3
Casspirs Full of Love (Study III), 1988
encaustic on paper
188.0 x 107.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Casspirs Full of Love (Study III), 1988
encaustic on paper
188.0 x 107.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 4
Untitled (Self-Portrait), 1992
charcoal, pastel and gouache on paper
52.0 x 54.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Untitled (Self-Portrait), 1992
charcoal, pastel and gouache on paper
52.0 x 54.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 5
Ubu Tells the Truth, 1996
eight etchings with aquatint and drypoint
35.0 x 48.3 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Ubu Tells the Truth, 1996
eight etchings with aquatint and drypoint
35.0 x 48.3 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 6
Untitled (Two Drawings from Weighing and Wanting), 1997
charcoal and pastel on cut and torn paper, adhered to mat board
33.0 x 40.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Untitled (Two Drawings from Weighing and Wanting), 1997
charcoal and pastel on cut and torn paper, adhered to mat board
33.0 x 40.0 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 7
Medusa, 2001
anamorphic lithograph printed in red and black ink on 'Le Nouveau Larousse Illustré Encyclopaedia' chine-collé to Rives BFK with mirror finish steel cylinder
76.2 x 75.6 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Medusa, 2001
anamorphic lithograph printed in red and black ink on 'Le Nouveau Larousse Illustré Encyclopaedia' chine-collé to Rives BFK with mirror finish steel cylinder
76.2 x 75.6 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 8
Woman on a Sofa, from Zeno Writing, 2002
photogravure with drypoint
39.5 x 53.3 cm
Sep 15, 2023Bonhams
Woman on a Sofa, from Zeno Writing, 2002
photogravure with drypoint
39.5 x 53.3 cm
Sep 15, 2023
Bonhams
A Focus on William Kentridge
Lot 9
Drawing for Sleeping on Glass, 1999
charcoal and pastel on paper
120.0 x 160.0 cm
Sep 14, 2023Sotheby's
Drawing for Sleeping on Glass, 1999
charcoal and pastel on paper
120.0 x 160.0 cm
Sep 14, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary Discoveries
Lot 116
Porter Series: Egypte, 2012
handwoven Mohair tapestry
250.0 x 342.0 cm
Jun 29, 2023Christie's
Porter Series: Egypte, 2012
handwoven Mohair tapestry
250.0 x 342.0 cm
Jun 29, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21887 Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 226
Porter Series: Egypte, 2012
237 x 342 cm
Jun 29, 2023Christie's
Porter Series: Egypte, 2012
237 x 342 cm
Jun 29, 2023
Christie's
Post-War and Contemporary Art Day Sale
Lot 226
Panic Picnic, from Sleeping on Glass (K. p. 82)
Etching and aquatint with hand-coloring in red pencil, on a found book spread Chine-collé to Fabriano Rosapina paper, with full margins
I. 9 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (24.8 x 33.7 cm) S. 13 3/4 x 19 5/8 in. (34.9 x 49.8 cm)
Jun 21, 2023Phillips
Panic Picnic, from Sleeping on Glass (K. p. 82)
Etching and aquatint with hand-coloring in red pencil, on a found book spread Chine-collé to Fabriano Rosapina paper, with full margins
I. 9 3/4 x 13 1/4 in. (24.8 x 33.7 cm) S. 13 3/4 x 19 5/8 in. (34.9 x 49.8 cm)
Jun 21, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 108
A Lone Wolf (Fragments from Ubu Tells the Truth), 1997
paper collage and paper constructions with chalk and pastel mounted with pins to backing board, in artist's frame
83.5 x 108.9 cm
Jun 14, 2023Sotheby's
A Lone Wolf (Fragments from Ubu Tells the Truth), 1997
paper collage and paper constructions with chalk and pastel mounted with pins to backing board, in artist's frame
83.5 x 108.9 cm
Jun 14, 2023
Sotheby's
A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection
Lot 14
Drawing for Stereoscope (reel to reel underground), 1999
charcoal and pastel on paper
120.0 x 160.0 cm
Jun 14, 2023Sotheby's
Drawing for Stereoscope (reel to reel underground), 1999
charcoal and pastel on paper
120.0 x 160.0 cm
Jun 14, 2023
Sotheby's
A Life in Art: The Mallin Collection
Lot 3
Universal Archives (Six Birds), 2012
linocuts printed on pages from the shorter oxford english dictionary, mounted on one sheet of wove paper (as issued)
72.4 x 78.9 cm
May 25, 2023Christie's
Universal Archives (Six Birds), 2012
linocuts printed on pages from the shorter oxford english dictionary, mounted on one sheet of wove paper (as issued)
72.4 x 78.9 cm
May 25, 2023
Christie's
Three Private Collections: Belgravia, Berkshire and Guernsey
Lot 263
Medicine Chest, 2000
DVD player, projector, speaker, wood and mirrored medicine cabinet
44.5 x 33.6 x 14.0 cm
May 19, 2023Sotheby's
Medicine Chest, 2000
DVD player, projector, speaker, wood and mirrored medicine cabinet
44.5 x 33.6 x 14.0 cm
May 19, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 905
Untitled, 2000
charcoal and pastel on paper
121.0 x 81.0 cm
May 19, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled, 2000
charcoal and pastel on paper
121.0 x 81.0 cm
May 19, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Day Auction
Lot 906
Deserts of Egypt, 2008
collage, tape, pins, pen, construction paper and graphite on original text page
20 3/4 x 23 1/2 in. (52.7 x 59.7 cm)
May 16, 2023Phillips
Deserts of Egypt, 2008
collage, tape, pins, pen, construction paper and graphite on original text page
20 3/4 x 23 1/2 in. (52.7 x 59.7 cm)
May 16, 2023
Phillips • New York
20th Century & Contemporary Art Day Sale, Afternoon Session
Lot 471
Nose 9, from The Nose series
Etching and aquatint, on Somerset paper, with full margins.
I. 5 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. (14.3 x 20 cm) S. 13 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (34.9 x 40 cm)
Apr 20, 2023Phillips
Nose 9, from The Nose series
Etching and aquatint, on Somerset paper, with full margins.
I. 5 5/8 x 7 7/8 in. (14.3 x 20 cm) S. 13 3/4 x 15 3/4 in. (34.9 x 40 cm)
Apr 20, 2023
Phillips • New York
Editions & Works on Paper
Lot 287
Stadium, 1987
charcoal and pastel on paper
70.1 x 71.6 cm
Apr 12, 2023Sotheby's
Stadium, 1987
charcoal and pastel on paper
70.1 x 71.6 cm
Apr 12, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 70
Anne in New York 1985, 1986
charcoal and pastel on paper
49.1 x 67.1 cm
Apr 12, 2023Sotheby's
Anne in New York 1985, 1986
charcoal and pastel on paper
49.1 x 67.1 cm
Apr 12, 2023
Sotheby's
Contemporary Curated
Lot 71
A sonnet that I never wrote
photolithographic print
28.0 x 28.0 cm
Mar 22, 2023Bonhams
A sonnet that I never wrote
photolithographic print
28.0 x 28.0 cm
Mar 22, 2023
Bonhams
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 4
Sleeper 1
etching, aquatint and handcolouring (charcoal and conté)
97.5 x 193 cm
Mar 21, 2023Sotheby's
Sleeper 1
etching, aquatint and handcolouring (charcoal and conté)
97.5 x 193 cm
Mar 21, 2023
Sotheby's • London
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 84
Untitled (Drawing for Felix in Exile), 1993
charcoal, pastel and gouache on paper
50 x 66 cm
Mar 21, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled (Drawing for Felix in Exile), 1993
charcoal, pastel and gouache on paper
50 x 66 cm
Mar 21, 2023
Sotheby's • London
Modern & Contemporary African Art
Lot 5
Untitled (Drawing for Felix in Exile), 1993
charcoal, pastel and gouache on paper
50.0 x 66.0 cm
Mar 15, 2023Sotheby's
Untitled (Drawing for Felix in Exile), 1993
charcoal, pastel and gouache on paper
50.0 x 66.0 cm
Mar 15, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary African Auction
Lot 5
Sleeper 1
etching, aquatint and handcolouring (charcoal and conté)
97.5 x 192.5 cm
Mar 15, 2023Sotheby's
Sleeper 1
etching, aquatint and handcolouring (charcoal and conté)
97.5 x 192.5 cm
Mar 15, 2023
Sotheby's
Modern & Contemporary African Auction
Lot 84
Who Needs Words? (the whispering in the leaves), 2018
Lapis Lazuli pigment print on found Thesaurus page
44.0 x 52.6 cm
Mar 9, 2023Sotheby's
Who Needs Words? (the whispering in the leaves), 2018
Lapis Lazuli pigment print on found Thesaurus page
44.0 x 52.6 cm
Mar 9, 2023
Sotheby's
Prints & Multiples
Lot 91
Phenakistoscope, 2000
kinetic multiple comprised of two vinyl records with lithographs in colors, on atlas map pages Chine collé to Arches paper, with brass armature and wooden handle
54.5 x 28.0 x 30.0 cm
Mar 8, 2023Christie's
Phenakistoscope, 2000
kinetic multiple comprised of two vinyl records with lithographs in colors, on atlas map pages Chine collé to Arches paper, with brass armature and wooden handle
54.5 x 28.0 x 30.0 cm
Mar 8, 2023
Christie's
Live Auction 21664 Contemporary Edition: New York: Featuring the Collection of Kenwal Steel in Support of GLAAD
Lot 155