Objects

'Landscape, Flowers and Mountains' by Jacob Hendrik Pierneef

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Description

ObjectFormType: 

  • Oil painting on board

ObjectMaterialType: 

  • Oil paint

ObjectTechniqueType: 

  • Painting (oil)

Colours: 

  • Pink
  • Green
  • White and blue

DistinguishingFeatures: 

The painting depicts the mountains and surrounding countryside of the Namib Desert.

Inscriptions: 

signed 'JH Pierneef' (lower right); inscribed 'TER HERINNERING AAN OOM KLAAS / VAN PIERNEEF FEB 6 1932' (verso)
Type Value Unit
Height 53.50 cm
Width 64.00 cm
History

ObjectAge: 

90 years 9 months ago

Provenance: 

Acquired directly from the artist by Nicholaas Marais ('Klaas') Hoogenhout
Thence by direct descent to the present owner

N M Hoogenhout or "Klaas" as he was known was a good friend and colleague of the artist and was founder of the Afrikaanse Taalgenootskap", the Afrikaans Language Society. He was also principal of Pretoria Normaalkollege, and rector of the University of Pretoria from 1925-27.

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