25 March 2009,
London, South Kensington
Price realised GBP 375
Estimate GBP 300 - GBP 500
Louis Khela Maqhubela (b. 1939)
signed and dated 'Maqhubela 69' (lower right)
oil on paper
20 x 28¾ in. (50.8 x 73 cm.)
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Maqhubela is a South African urban artists who came to prominence during the surge of artistic activity in the 1960s. Maqhubela was particularly interested in the abstract work of the South African painter Douglas Portway and he travelled to St. Ives in 1973 to work with him.
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with Henri Lidchi Art Gallery, Johannesburg, where purchased by Olga Davenport.