Wednesday, October 13, 2010
record breaking art sale for SA
ON the 11th of October, at the Cape Town Strauss & Co 43 M Art Auction, a new world record for the highest price paid for a South African painting on auction was set.
Irma Stern's Gladioli was sold for the price of R 13 368 000.
According to Strauss press the sale of the whole auction totalled over R43 million bringing Strauss & Co’s total for the year thus far to over R120 million rand confirming the underlying strength in the South African art market and Strauss’s leading position in the market
For more information see Strauss & Co's website at www.straussart.co.za
Posted by Amy at 2:58 PM