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Irma Stern

The Yellow Shawl

Lot Closed

May 27, 01:33 PM GMT


300,000 - 400,000 GBP

Lot Details


Irma Stern

1894 - 1966

The Yellow Shawl 

signed and dated 1939 (upper left)

oil on canvas

77 by 67cm., 30¼ by 26¼in.

Private Collection, South Africa, acquired directly from the artist c.1960
Acquired from the above by the present owner
Irma Stern’s Latest Exhibition, The Zionist Record, 31 October 1941
Feldman, Social Aspect of Irma Stern’s Work, Forward, 31 October 1941
Joseph Sachs, Irma Stern and The Spirit Of Africa, Pretoria, 1942, titled The Yellow Shawl, illustrated in b&w
Feldman, Art and Modern Culture, Forward, 10 April 1942
Irma Stern Scrapbooks (folio 18 unpublished), the National Library of South Africa
Cape Town, Exhibition of Oil Paintings, Water Colours and Sculpture by Irma Stern, Sun Buildings, 1939, no. 1, titled Yellow Shawl, 40 gns
Johannesburg, Irma Stern, Gainsborough Galleries, October 1941, no. 19, titled Malay Girl in Yellow Shawl, 50 gns
Durban, Irma Stern, Durban Art Gallery, March 1946, no. 6, titled The Yellow Shawl