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.

Stern painting sells for R10.5m

An oil on canvas portrait entitled "Malay Girl" by Irma Stern, has been sold for 10-and-a-half million rand at an auction in Cape Town.

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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.

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.


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.

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.

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.

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