Pierneef classic could be yours

Pierneef’s A View Through The Trees could fetch up to R600 000 at the Stephan Welz & Co auction in Sandton next week.

NOTABLE SA artworks, with Pierneef’s A View Through The Trees as one of the main attractions, will be auctioned by Stephan Welz & Co on Tuesday and Wednesday on the 4th floor, South Tower, Nelson Mandela Square, in Sandton. Expected to fetch up to R600 000, the signed Pierneef oil captures the prominent role of trees in the renowned landscape paint er’s works. It is one of about 160 prized artworks which include the Fanie Eloff bronze sculpture Sitting Woman, estimated to fetch up to R240 000; and the Anton Smit stonecast, The Prophet, expected to fetch up to R290 000.

Preauction viewing is until Monday. For more information and a catalogue, call 011 880 3125 or email jhb@stephanwelzandco.co.za.



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