American & Modern Painting Online Auction

February 25, 2016

LOT 155
Speelman Makwa Mahlangu (1958-2004)

155

Speelman Makwa Mahlangu (1958-2004), South African

ELDERLY VILLAGERS IN A MOONLIGHT LANDSCAPE

Oil and mixed-media on masonite board; signed lower right
18" x 25.5" — 45.7 x 64.8 cm.

Estimate $800-$1,200

Realised: $540

About artist/note:

Mahlangu was born and raised in Thokoza, a black township situated in the South East of Central Johannesburg. He was recognized and respected by his fellow artists in Soweto as one of the leaders within the Soweto School of Art.

Literature:

Soweto Fine Art, Artist Biography, Speelman Makwa Mahlangu

Provenance:

Purchased in South Africa by the sister of the Present Private Collection, Toronto

Additional Info:

Department: International Art
Medium: Paintings
Signed