Karel Nel, ‘Presence: Leaf Shrine, North Island, Seychelles’, 2014, Strauss & Co
Karel Nel, ‘Presence: Leaf Shrine, North Island, Seychelles’, 2014, Strauss & Co
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Karel Nel

Lot 298

Presence: Leaf Shrine, North Island, Seychelles, 2014

Charcoal, pastel and pigment on bonded fibre fabric
65 7/10 × 65 7/10 in
167 × 167 cm
This is a unique work.
Strauss & Co
Estimated value: ZAR R400,000–ZAR R600,000
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‘My first overwhelming experience with leaves was in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, while visiting my …

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‘My first overwhelming experience with leaves was in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, while visiting my paternal grandparents. Here I saw massive banana leaves for the first time. I was overawed by their luxuriance, their scale and their life force – such a vital and dramatic contrast to the desiccated landscapes of the Free …

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Karel Nel
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Karel Nel, ‘Presence: Leaf Shrine, North Island, Seychelles’, 2014, Strauss & Co
Karel Nel, ‘Presence: Leaf Shrine, North Island, Seychelles’, 2014, Strauss & Co
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‘My first overwhelming experience with leaves was in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, while visiting my …

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‘My first overwhelming experience with leaves was in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, while visiting my paternal grandparents. Here I saw massive banana leaves for the first time. I was overawed by their luxuriance, their scale and their life force – such a vital and dramatic contrast to the desiccated landscapes of the Free …

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Signature
Inscribed with the artist's name, the date, the title and the medium on the reverse in the artist's hand
Karel Nel
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Karel Nel

Lot 298

Presence: Leaf Shrine, North Island, Seychelles, 2014

Charcoal, pastel and pigment on bonded fibre fabric
65 7/10 × 65 7/10 in
167 × 167 cm
This is a unique work.
Strauss & Co
Estimated value: ZAR R400,000–ZAR R600,000
This work has a buyer's premium.
Registration closed
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In progress
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