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Walter Battiss visited the Persian Gulf and the island of Bahrain in the early 1960s, only managing to view the Hadhramaut, the southern end of the Arabian Peninsula, from the aeroplane window. Southern Yemen (formerly Aden, a British Protectorate) cast a spell over the artist and he managed to gain entry into the …

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Most signed, some dated, and all inscribed with the title in the margin; portfolio cover signed and date Dec. 1964; signed with the …

Walter Whall Battiss (6 January 1906 – 20 August 1982) was a South African artist, who was generally considered to be the foremost South African abstract painter and known as the creator of the quirky "Fook Island" concept. His works are well known and respected around the world,

Selected exhibitions
2021
Lasting InfluencesGoodman Gallery
2020
EBONY/CURATED at Investec Cape Town Art Fair 2020EBONY/CURATED
2018
Face to FaceDyman Gallery
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Hadhramaut, Portfolio of 41 Ink Drawings

Ink on paper secured between cardboard covers
14 × 16 9/10 in
35.5 × 43 cm
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Strauss & Co

Walter Battiss visited the Persian Gulf and the island of Bahrain in the early 1960s, only managing …

Medium
Signature
Most signed, some dated, and all inscribed with the title in the margin; portfolio cover signed and date Dec. 1964; signed with the …

Walter Whall Battiss (6 January 1906 – 20 August 1982) was a South African artist, who was generally considered to be the foremost South African abstract painter and known as the creator of the quirky "Fook Island" concept. His works are well known and respected around the world,

Selected exhibitions (3)
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