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Who is Alfred Thoba?
Thoba was born in Sophiatown in 1951 and grew up in Soweto before moving to Yeoville.
During the apartheid era, Alfred Thoba was living illegally in a small garage in Yeoville Johannesburg. He called it the “screpyard” and he painted at night by the light of a paraffin lamp. He was forced to transport his paintings from hiding place to hiding place, in fear of the police uncovering his politically charged work. Following the Soweto Riots of 1976 – a subject that inspired one of Thoba’s best-known and most controversial paintings –Thoba painted a teenager carrying the body of Hector Peterson who had been shot by the police. Thoba was one of the most active proponents of the movement now referred to as Resistance Art.
He did not receive any formal art training, and the only exposure to art came through his Zulu grandfather, who made pots for the family. Thoba paints in a naïve style, applying thick coats of acrylic paint onto board, and shaping his figures in a stylised and stiff manner.
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¤ Alfred THOBA né en 1951 - Afrique du Sud ANC Government odering forcing ordenary wemen to judge privecy of mele toilet (sic), 2019 A.

Lot 108: ¤ Alfred THOBA né en 1951 - Afrique du Sud ANC Government odering forcing ordenary wemen to judge privecy of mele toilet (sic), 2019 A.

Auction Date: Jun 15, 2021

Estimate: €3,000 - €5,000

Description: ¤ Alfred THOBA né en 1951 - Afrique du Sud
ANC Government odering forcing ordenary wemen to judge privecy of mele toilet (sic), 2019
Acrylique sur panneau
Signé, daté et titré au dos
h: 37,50 w: 58 cm

Provenance : Collection particulière Johannesburg

Commentaire : Acrylic on board
Signed, dated and titled on the back
Estimation 3 000 - 5 000 €


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Location: Paris, FR

Auction House: Artcurial

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Alfred Thoba (SA, Born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 X 45

Lot 346: Alfred Thoba (SA, Born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 X 45

Auction Date: May 30, 2021

Estimate: R25,000 - R35,000

Description: Alfred Thoba (SA, Born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 X 45...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: 5th Avenue Auctioneers

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Alfred Thoba; South African 1951-; Mr Mandela have (sic) Ordered Sangomas to Perform Sangoma's Work ...

Lot 109: Alfred Thoba; South African 1951-; Mr Mandela have (sic) Ordered Sangomas to Perform Sangoma's Work ...

Auction Date: May 17, 2021

Estimate: R50,000 - R70,000

Description: dated 11/5/2019 and inscribed with the artist's name and the title on the reverse
oil on board
57 by 67cm excluding frame; 79,5 by 89 by 2,5cm including frame
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Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Spiritual Self Portrait", Signed Dated 2001 & Titled Verso, 70 x 32

Lot 339: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Spiritual Self Portrait", Signed Dated 2001 & Titled Verso, 70 x 32

Auction Date: Feb 21, 2021

Estimate: R30,000 - R50,000

Description: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Spiritual Self Portrait", Signed Dated 2001 & Titled Verso, 70 x 32...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: 5th Avenue Auctioneers

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Alfred Thoba, South African Black Woman Some Are Sytmised in to Targets to Kill Their Black Man True Sex (sic)

Lot 162: Alfred Thoba, South African Black Woman Some Are Sytmised in to Targets to Kill Their Black Man True Sex (sic)

Auction Date: Sep 03, 2020

Estimate: R80,000 - R120,000

Description: Alfred Thoba, South African Black Woman Some Are Sytmised in to Targets to Kill Their Black Man True Sex (sic)...

Location: Illovo, ZA

Auction House: Aspire Art Auctions

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Alfred Thoba; South African 1951-; God may You, can You ...

Lot 284: Alfred Thoba; South African 1951-; God may You, can You ...

Auction Date: Jul 27, 2020

Estimate: R40,000 - R60,000

Description: signed, dated 28.2.2019 and inscribed with the title on the reverse
oil on paper laid down on wood panel
42 by 58cm excluding frame; 54 by 70.5 by 2cm including frame
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Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "ANC Got No Judgement", Signed Dated 2019 & Titled Verso, 60 x 41

Lot 188: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "ANC Got No Judgement", Signed Dated 2019 & Titled Verso, 60 x 41

Auction Date: Feb 16, 2020

Estimate: R25,000 - R35,000

Description: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "ANC Got No Judgement", Signed Dated 2019 & Titled Verso, 60 x 41...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: 5th Avenue Auctioneers

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Alfred Thoba b

Lot 84: Alfred Thoba b

Auction Date: Feb 14, 2020

Estimate: R30,000 - R50,000

Description: Alfred Thoba
b.1951 South Africa
Bosnian in a Refugee
Camp
1991
pastel, pencil and coloured pencil on paper
laid down on canvas
signed and dated bottom left; dated and
inscribed with the title and provenance on
a label on the reverse
47.5 x 69 cm


Alfred Thoba (né en 1951, Afrique du Sud)
Bosnian in a Refugee Camp, 1991
Pastel, crayon et crayon de couleur sur papier posé sur la toile signée et datée en bas à gauche ; datée, titrée et inscription de la provenance sur une étiquette au verso
47,5 x 69 cm
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Location: Cape Town, ZA

Auction House: Piasa

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Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 x 45

Lot 247: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 x 45

Auction Date: Jul 14, 2019

Estimate: R25,000 - R35,000

Description: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 x 45...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: 5th Avenue Auctioneers

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Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 x 45

Lot 161: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 x 45

Auction Date: Feb 17, 2019

Estimate: R25,000 - R35,000

Description: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "My Fancy Make Me Feel Tall", Signed & Titled Verso, 60 x 45...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: 5th Avenue Auctioneers

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Alfred Thoba, Virgin whit a Lover Boy (sic)

Lot 11: Alfred Thoba, Virgin whit a Lover Boy (sic)

Auction Date: Oct 28, 2018

Estimate: R70,000 - R100,000

Description: Alfred Thoba, Virgin whit a Lover Boy (sic)...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: Aspire Art Auctions

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Alfred Thoba, Soccer Mash (sic)

Lot 10: Alfred Thoba, Soccer Mash (sic)

Auction Date: Oct 28, 2018

Estimate: R70,000 - R100,000

Description: Alfred Thoba, Soccer Mash (sic)...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: Aspire Art Auctions

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Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, Dance Club, Signed & Inscribed Verso, 58 x 76

Lot 148: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, Dance Club, Signed & Inscribed Verso, 58 x 76

Auction Date: Sep 02, 2018

Estimate: R40,000 - R60,000

Description: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, Dance Club, Signed & Inscribed Verso, 58 x 76...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: 5th Avenue Auctioneers

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Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "Marikana Underground", Signed & Titled Verso, 58 x 80

Lot 244: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "Marikana Underground", Signed & Titled Verso, 58 x 80

Auction Date: Dec 03, 2017

Estimate: R40,000 - R60,000

Description: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "Marikana Underground", Signed & Titled Verso, 58 x 80...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: 5th Avenue Auctioneers

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Alfred Thoba, Priest

Lot 72: Alfred Thoba, Priest

Auction Date: Nov 12, 2017

Estimate: R30,000 - R50,000

Description: Alfred Thoba, Priest...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: Aspire Art Auctions

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Alfred Thoba, Coming Home Too Early

Lot 77: Alfred Thoba, Coming Home Too Early

Auction Date: Nov 12, 2017

Estimate: R40,000 - R50,000

Description: Alfred Thoba, Coming Home Too Early...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: Aspire Art Auctions

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Alfred Thoba Jazz Club

Lot 497: Alfred Thoba Jazz Club

Auction Date: Oct 16, 2017

Estimate: R20,000 - R30,000

Description: Alfred Thoba
Jazz Club
signed and indistinctly dated
enamel on paper
47 by 67cm
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Location: Cape Town, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "Zulu Traditional Dreams", Signed & Titled Verso, 52 x 74

Lot 157: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "Zulu Traditional Dreams", Signed & Titled Verso, 52 x 74

Auction Date: Oct 15, 2017

Estimate: R40,000 - R60,000

Description: Alfred Thoba (SA, born 1951) Oil, "Zulu Traditional Dreams", Signed & Titled Verso, 52 x 74...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: 5th Avenue Auctioneers

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Bishop of ZCC with Hends of Death People (sic)

Lot 165: Bishop of ZCC with Hends of Death People (sic)

Auction Date: Jul 17, 2017

Estimate: R80,000 - R120,000

Description: Alfred Thoba...

Location: Johannesburg, ZA

Auction House: Aspire Art Auctions

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Alfred Thoba Erotic Composition

Lot 142: Alfred Thoba Erotic Composition

Auction Date: Jun 05, 2017

Estimate: R30,000 - R50,000

Description: Alfred Thoba Erotic Composition signed and dated 31/9/2015 on the reverse oil on canvas laid down on board 42 by 61cm...

Location: Illovo, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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Alfred Thoba - Punishing a Woman

Lot 58: Alfred Thoba - Punishing a Woman

Auction Date: Nov 10, 2014

Estimate: R40,000 - R60,000

Description: Alfred Thoba
Punishing a Woman
signed and dated 91; inscribed with the title on the reverse
oil on board
53 by 58cm
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Location: Illovo, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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* Alfred Thoba, (South African, 1958-2004), Tree of Life

Lot 101: * Alfred Thoba, (South African, 1958-2004), Tree of Life

Auction Date: May 15, 2014

Estimate: $2,000 - $4,000

Description: Alfred Thoba
(South African, 1958-2004)
Tree of Life
oil on board
signed Thoba (lower left)
27 1/2 x 37 1/2 inches.
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Location: Chicago, IL, US

Auction House: Hindman

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Alfred Thoba - Fruits of Life

Lot 272: Alfred Thoba - Fruits of Life

Auction Date: May 20, 2013

Estimate: R150,000 - R250,000

Description: Alfred Thoba
Fruits of Life
signed and dated 1990
oil on board
114,5 by 83cm
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Location: Illovo, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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Alfred Thoba Method of Widows

Lot 157: Alfred Thoba Method of Widows

Auction Date: Nov 12, 2012

Estimate: R18,000 - R24,000

Description: Alfred Thoba Method of Widows signed and dated 14/1/2011 on the reverse oil on canvas laid down on board...

Location: Woodmead, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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Alfred Thoba - 1976 Riots

Lot 409: Alfred Thoba - 1976 Riots

Auction Date: Jun 11, 2012

Estimate: R150,000 - R250,000

Description: Alfred Thoba
1976 Riots
oil on board
138,5 by 156cm
signed and dated 13/8/87
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Location: Woodmead, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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Alfred THOBA South African 1951- Lovers by

Lot 222: Alfred THOBA South African 1951- Lovers by

Auction Date: Sep 26, 2011

Estimate: R18,000 - R24,000

Description: Alfred THOBA South African 1951- Lovers by Candlelight signed and indistinctly dated 08 oil on board 64,5 by 116cm...

Location: Cape Town, ZA

Auction House: Strauss & Co

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