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Matlala’s Kraal

Oil on board
17 7/10 × 23 3/5 in
45 × 60 cm
This is a unique work.
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Matlala’s Kraal is a tiny village that nestles in the foothills of a mountain range close to …

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Matlala’s Kraal is a tiny village that nestles in the foothills of a mountain range close to Polokwane in Limpopo. Pierneef was particularly drawn to this site, so much so that he used it in a number of different works: a well-known linocut, with its dramatic interplay between black and white planes, was based on the …

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Signed and dated 46; inscribed with 'Native Huts, Basutoland' on the reverse
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Matlala’s Kraal is a tiny village that nestles in the foothills of a mountain range close to …

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Matlala’s Kraal is a tiny village that nestles in the foothills of a mountain range close to Polokwane in Limpopo. Pierneef was particularly drawn to this site, so much so that he used it in a number of different works: a well-known linocut, with its dramatic interplay between black and white planes, was based on the …

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Medium
Painting
Signature
Signed and dated 46; inscribed with 'Native Huts, Basutoland' on the reverse

Matlala’s Kraal

Oil on board
17 7/10 × 23 3/5 in
45 × 60 cm
This is a unique work.
Bidding closed
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