Stern painting used as notice board fetches R17.5m

2015-09-10 09:21

An Irma Stern painting, originally auctioned off to pay for Nelson Mandela's treason trial legal fees, has been sold for a record R17.5m.

Art recovered in Port Elizabeth authentic

2012-11-13 18:33

The four pieces of art recovered at a private cemetery in Port Elizabeth have been confirmed as the originals stolen from the Pretoria Art Museum, an official says.

Thieves dump R12m Stern painting on road

2012-11-12 09:56

Thieves who had made off with paintings worth millions of rands dumped one of them, a R12m Irma Stern, on the pavement as they were making their getaway.

Irma Stern painting fetches R320k

2011-11-28 12:05

A watercolour painting of artist Irma Stern has fetched R320 000 at an auction in Pretoria.

SA art breaks record in London

2011-03-24 08:06

South African paintings have broken three records at an auction in London.

Irma Stern could fetch R7m

2010-09-30 21:22

A "magnificent" still life by artist Irma Stern is expected to fetch more than R7m at an auction in Cape Town.


SA artwork worth millions used as kitchen notice board in London flat

2015-07-22 17:13

A South African painting worth millions has been discovered in a London flat, where it was being used as a kitchen notice board - and it also has an interesting history which includes Nelson Mandela.

No obvious damage to recovered Pretoria art

2012-11-13 17:24

Police say there is no obvious damage to four high-value pieces of art recovered at a Port Elizabeth private cemetery after they were stolen in a brazen robbery at the Pretoria Art Museum.

Irma Stern painting fetches R17.2m

2012-06-12 09:50

An Irma Stern painting of a distinguished Omani Arab man has been auctioned off for R17.2m in Johannesburg.

Irma Stern artwork denied permit

2011-10-27 08:46

An Irma Stern artwork which was sold at a London auction house earlier this year, has been denied an export permit.

Record price for SA art

2010-10-13 12:29

Irma Stern's oil painting Gladioli, painted in 1939, has been sold for a record amount of R13.368m.

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