LUCAS SITHOLE

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Addendum to all the published data on

 

www.sithole.com

 

 

 


 

 

 

In support of the historical archive on this major South African sculptor who lived from 1931-1994, we shall from time to time include on

this page any new data or images, including notices about works on auction since 1st June, 2017, as long as we are able to.

 

 

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ISBN 0-620-03982-5

 

 

 


 

 

 

 

 

 


 

 

 

Latest News

 

 

LS6005 - Addendum - included by Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein, on their Facebook page as at 11th May, 2016

 

LS6504 on auction at Aspire Johannesburg – 17th July, 2017 – Lot 149

Illustrated in their online catalogue on p.183 - https://aspireart.net/july-catalogue/

Illustrated in their auction cat. AAA Winter 2017 on p. 183 as Lot 149

Realized ZAR 280'000 / CHF20'800 on auction

http://www.sithole.com/SITHOLE-LS6504.htm

 

LS6710 - Addendum to bibliography - work illustrated in previously unrecorded brochure, on auction at

Aspire's "Timed Auctions" Cape Town/Johannesburg - 15th May, 2018 - Lot 95

 

LS6717 - Addendum to "Paintings and drawings" - no image recorded previously

 

LS6725 - Addendum - auctioned by Stephan Welz & Co., Cape Town, 11th October, 2017 - Lot 365 (est. ZAR8'000-12'000) - not sold

LS6725 - Addendum - on auction at Ashbey's Cape Town - 15th March, 2018 - Lot 293 (est. ZAR3'000-4'000) - not sold

 

LS6726 - Addendum - this work is now in the Collection of the SABC Johannesburg

(© SABC + The Haenggi Foundation Inc.)

 

LS6733 - Addendum to Master Registry - painting not listed previously

 

LS6804 - Addendum - cast 1/3 auctioned by De Baecque, Lyon, France ("Regard sur le XXème siècle #16 - Lot 456) 18th November, 2017

sold for €20'000

 

LS6908 - Addendum - also illustrated in "The Arts in South Africa" Part II., published by Judith Mason in

"The Christian Science Monitor" (undated)

 

LS6911 - Addendum to Master Registry - no image recorded before 2017 - auctioned by Bonham's London - South African Sale 24615

21st March, 2018 - Lot 59 - illustrated in auction catalogue p. 68 - estimate €3'400-€5'600 / CHF3'900-CHF6'500 - not sold

 

LS7003 - Addendum: a bronze cast with patina was auctioned and sold by Old Johannesburg Warehouse Auctioneers, Johannesburg,

on 27th January, 2018 – Lot A110 – edition number as yet unidentified – est. ZAR200’000-300’000 (CHF15’830-23500);

the same cast was put on auction with Aspire Johannesburg on 17th June, 2018, as Lot 39 - est. ZAR400'000-600'000 (CHF32'000-48'000)

(not sold), illustrated in their online catalogue on pp 64/65 and close-up on p147

This or another cast of this work will be auctioned by Strauss & Co., Johannesburg, on 12th November, 2018 - Lot 238 - online cat. p149,

illustrated in online catalogue p. 161 - est. ZAR300'000-ZAR500'000

 

LS7326 - Addendum: sculpture not previously illustrated on web

 

LS7352 - Addendum: sculpture not previously illustrated on web

 

LS7423 - Addendum: illustrated in Strauss & Co., Cape Town, auction catalogue 5th March, 2018 on p333 Lot 600

no image recorded previously (realized ZAR85'260 / CHF6'800)

 

LS7459 - Addendum: work on auction at Old Johannesburg Warehouse Auctioneers, Johannesburg - 31st July, 2018 - Lot130 - not sold

Again on auction at Russell Kaplan Auctioneers, Johannesburg - 27th October, 2018 - Lot P180 -

realized ZAR40'000 /CHF2800

 

LS7505 - Addendum: sculpture not previously illustrated on web

 

LS7562 - Addendum: on auction at Sotheby's, London - "Modern & Contemporary African Art" - 16th October, 2018 - Lot 83 -

realized GBP8750 (CHF11'400) - illustrated in auction cat. p96 - Lot 83

 

LS7572 - Addendum: sculpture not previously illustrated on web - on auction at Strauss & Co., Cape Town - 15th October 2018 - Lot 561

  realized ZAR113'800/CHF7'940

illustrated in Strauss & Co., Cape Town - 15th October, 2018 cat. on p273 Lot 561

 

LS7615 - Addendum: sculpture not previously illustrated on web - on auction at Strauss & Co., Cape Town - 15th October 2018

Lot 560 - realized ZAR102'420/CHF7'150

illustrated in Strauss & Co., Cape Town - 15th October, 2018 cat. on p273 Lot 560

 

1977 - Addendum: Polaroid exhibition view of 5 works shown in September - LS7701, LS7702, LS7703, LS7601, LS7607

 

LS7820 - Addendum: illustrated in Stephan Welz & Co., Johannesburg, auction catalogue 25th/26th July, 2017 (Juliet) on p15

http://www.sithole.com/SITHOLE-LS7820.htm

 

LS7917 + Bibliography - Addendum – illustrated in “50 Years – 500 Works: The Kilbourn Collection of South African Art”

p208 cat 269 – ISBN 978-0-620-51358-6

 

LS7918 - Addendum: on auction at Aspire Art Auctions, Johannesburg - 28th October, 2018 - Lot 59

realized ZAR96'730 / CHF6650 - illustrated in their Spring 18 auction catalogue on p 89, Lot 59

 

LS8006 - Addendum - work illustrated on Instagram - 2018

 

LS8008 - Addendum - on auction at Bonhams London "The South African Sale" - 12th September, 2018 - Lot 26 -

estimate £10'000-£15'000 / CHF13'000-CHF19'500) (not sold);

illustrated in Bonhams London "The South African Sale" auction catalogue 12th September, 2018, p34 cat 26

 

LS8016 - Addendum - this work is now in the Collection of the SABC Johannesburg - wrongly referenced

(© SABC + The Haenggi Foundation Inc.)

 

LS8111 - Addendum - the whereabouts of this work not previously recorded is unknown

 

LS8113 - Addendum: to be auctioned by Strauss & Co., Johannesburg, on 12th November, 2018 - Lot 256

illustrated in online catalogue p. 161 - estimate ZAR200'000-ZAR300'000 / CHF14'000-CHF 21'000

 

LS8201 + Bibliography - Addendum: "Contemporary South African Art" - "Department of National Education Permanent Art Collection"

(Dept. of National Education, Pretoria) (1993) (Friendship Publ.), ill. p. 25

 

LS8203 - Addendum: auctioned by Strauss & Co., Johannesburg - 4th June, 2018 - Lot 291

(realized ZAR318'640 incl. /CHF25'000 incl.)

(wrongly titled!) - illustrated in Strauss & Co. auction cat. ("Important South African and International Art")

4th June, 2018 (Lot 291, p. 259)

 

LS8209 + Bibliography - Addendum: “A labour of Love” Kunst aus Südafrika – Die 80er jetzt” (Mutumba/Ngcobo)

(Weltkulturen Museum) (Kerber Verlag) 2016 p. 25 - ISBN: 978-3-7356-0140-7

 

LS8501 - Addendum: illustrated in Strauss & Co., Cape Town, auction catalogue 5th March, 2018 on p333 Lot 599

(realized ZAR113'680 / CHF9'070)

 

LS8507 - Addendum - not previously illustrated on web

 

LS8513 - Addendum: included in "A collection of Masterpieces from the De Beers Centenary Art Gallery, Fort Hare University, Alice"

at Ann Bryant Art Gallery, East London, RSA, opening on 24th May, 2018 - cat. 29

 

LS8713 - Addendum: Illustrated in “Abstraction: South African Art from the 50s to the 70s” - “Welgemeend Cape Town, p. 67

exhibition catalogue published by Strauss & Co., Cape Town (August Art Month 2017) (Kilbourn Collection)

 

LS8713 + Bibliography - Addendum: "50 Years - 500 Works: The Kilbourn Collection of South African Art" p.208, cat.268

ISBN 978-0-620-51358-6 - http://www.sithole.com/SITHOLE-LS8713.htm

 

LS8914+LS8915 - Addendum: illustrated in 2017 by Oliewenhuis Art Museum on their Facebook page together with

Lucky Sibiya's Umabatha portfolio

 

Query "C" - Addendum: broken link to image from original Lucas SITHOLE webpage - see the work on this link!

This sculpture was reported to the Art Loss Register UK by the last owner in London as stolen.

 

Rare new SITHOLE book - ISBN 978-3-033-04655-9 - auctioned by Straussonline Johannesburg 10th to 17th Sept., 2018 - Lot 339

 

Book publication - Addendum: also reviewed on Facebook’s site - Rapport Veilings / Auctions - on 22nd November, 2016

 

 


 

 

Transitional Period works – Addendum - Two genuine pre-1960 items were offered by Stephan Welz & Co., Johannesburg,

on their March, 2018 auction as Lot 448+449 but remained unsold 

 

Wrongly attributed - ADDENDUM - a Shona stone sculpture signed "T. Sithole" was wrongly attributed to Lucas T Sithole

by DGW Auctioneers, Sunnyvale CA, via Barnebys in March, 2018

entry subsequently amended by auctioneers following our complaint!

 

Addendum to Fakes - F07

 

 


 

 

Lucas SITHOLE at home

 

 

 

Lucas SITHOLE photo album - Pongola 1993 - click on this link to view photos of the artist's home near Pongola

 

Photos of Lucas SITHOLE at his home at Spekboom - 1st August, 1993 - see the last public images of the artist on this link!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Unfinished Works from the Estate - ADDENDUM - illustrations to listing by Dr Elza Miles in 1994

 

Unfinished Works from the Estate - ADDENDUM - exhibited at Pretoria Art Museum in 1995

 

 


 

 

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This page was last updated on 1st November, 2018

 

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