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SAUERWEIN, G. 
"UFO ABDUCTION OUTSIDE VREDENBURG S. AFRICA (ONE SURVIVOR)", MAY 21, 1951
Estimate
2,5003,500
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SAUERWEIN, G. 
"UFO ABDUCTION OUTSIDE VREDENBURG S. AFRICA (ONE SURVIVOR)", MAY 21, 1951
Estimate
2,5003,500
JUMP TO LOT

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SAUERWEIN, G. 
"UFO ABDUCTION OUTSIDE VREDENBURG S. AFRICA (ONE SURVIVOR)", MAY 21, 1951
Acrylic on artist's board, 18 by 15 inches, captioned to verso in pencil, with comment "Color & Comp" perhaps meaning color and composition. 
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Catalogue Note

A most unusual piece depicting a UFO abduction. Vredenburg is a town in the Western Cape province of South Africa, and the last name of the artist is an Afrikaans name. While it is possible that the piece can be taken at face value, another interpretation is that it is a commentary on apartheid, as all of the abductees are black, and Vredenburg would have indeed begun to undergo apartheid in 1951. 

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