November 7, 2016, 4:00 PM CAT
Illovo, Johannesburg, South Africa
Lot 231: Walter Whall Battiss - Homage to Cavafy
Estimate: R250,000 - R350,000
Walter Whall Battiss
Homage to Cavafy
signed and inscribed with the title
oil on canvas
50 by 60,5cm
Provenance: The Collection of the Late Mr Chris (Tos) Du Toit.
Exhibited: Standard Bank Gallery, Johannesburg, Walter Battiss: General Anarchist, 20 October - 3 December 2005
Literature: Karin Skawran. (ed.) (2005) Walter Battiss: The Gentle Anarchist, Johannesburg: The Standard Bank Gallery. Illustrated in colour on page 45.Karin Skawran. (1989) Battiss and the Spirit of Place, Pretoria: University of South Africa. Illustrated in black and white on page 62.