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Cecil Skotnes

(1926 -  2009 ) Wikipedia® : Cecil Skotnes
SKOTNES Cecil Fishing Folk #2

Leslie Hindman /Nov 21, 2014
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Cecil Skotnes - Man's Gold

Cecil Skotnes - Man's Gold

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Lot number: 123
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Description: Cecil Edwin Frans Skotnes, Man's Gold, A portfolio of twenty eight woodcuts by Cecil Skotnes, 6 poems and text by Stephen Gray, based on ideas by Denis Godfrey. These woodcuts were printed from original blocks in 2 to 5 colours on Zerkall Buetten paper by Egon Guenther, each copy is hand bound in Oasis goat skin by Peter Carstens, Johannesburg, August 1975 to January 1979, edition limited to 75 copies and 15 artist proofs, this numbered Artist Proof XII/XV, each woodcut signed and numbered Artist Proof XII/XV in pencil in the margin, the title page signed by both the artist and poet, colour woodcuts, sheet size: 38,5 by 53,5cm each; portfolio size: 41 by 56,5 by 5cm
Cecil Skotnes - Reclining Nude

Cecil Skotnes - Reclining Nude

Original 1976
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Lot number: 52
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Cecil Edwin Frans Skotnes (South African, 1926-2009) Reclining nude signed 'C.SKOTNES' (lower right) painted incised panel 76 x 91.5cm (29 15/16 x 36in). Footnotes In 1954 Cecil Skotnes was introduced to Egon Guenther, a goldsmith and former gallery director in Germany. This meeting was of great importance in developing Skotnes's aesthetic. Guenther exposed the young artist to the work of the German Expressionists, but also to traditional African art: "At Guenther's...I became acquainted with German Expressionism and the great similarities between it and tribal art." (Skotnes speaking to Dale Lautenbach, Cape Argus , 24 April 1984) Greater awareness of traditional African masks and artefacts encouraged Skotnes to take up a more linear and abstract style. He believed that by incorporating these forms, his art would be more authentically African, more expressive of his surrounding environment: "I discovered a visual idiom in the indigenous art of Africa, the masks and woodcarving of the tribesmen, which was for me a direct expression of the African environment." He first exhibited at Guenther's gallery in 1957 as part of the 'Amadlozi' group (a Zulu word meaning 'spirit of the ancestors'). The boldly cut, abstract figures of Skotnes's panels call to mind ancestral heroes and archetypes. Despite his desire to create an African idiom, these figures are a synthesis of many cultural traditions, from Aboriginal to the Antique. Their timeless quality reflects Skotnes's belief in the 'underlying spirituality in all mankind'. As Riena van Graan states: "Man created by this artist is more than a fetish...and does not 'belong' to any particular race or culture...it could even be seen as a symbol for the first man on earth." Bibliography Frieda Harmsen (ed.), Cecil Skotnes , (Cape Town, 1996), pp.14-25.
Cecil Skotnes - Icon No 13

Cecil Skotnes - Icon No 13

Original 1990
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Lot number: 386
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SKOTNES, CECIL 1926 London - 2009 Cape Town "Icon No 13". 1990. Mixed media (wood, brass, oil) on wooden board. 98,5 x 83,5 cm. Signed and dated (carved) on the bottom sheet edge: C-Skotnes 90. Titled and number verso: ICON NO 13 No. 3 (encircled). Framed. Skotnes, Cecil 1926 London - 2009 Cape Town Icon No 13 1990. Mischtechnik (Holz, Messing, Öl) auf Holzplatte. 98,5 x 83,5cm. Signiert und datiert (geritzt) am unteren Bildrand: C-Skotnes 90. Betitelt und Nummernvermerk verso: ICON NO 13 No. 3 (eingekreist). Rahmen. Provenienz:Goodman Gallery, London (Aufkleber)Privatsammlung Deutschland
Cecil Skotnes - Fishing Folk #2

Cecil Skotnes - Fishing Folk #2

Original 1994
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Lot number: 112
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Cecil Edwin Frans Skotnes (South African, 1926-2009) Fishing Folk #2, 1994 oil on panel signed C Skotnes C Skotnes and dated (lower center) 11 3/4 x 15 3/4 inches. There are minor abrasions along all edges, most prevalent in the upper right corner; otherwise, this work appears to be in basic good and stable condition. Frame size: 22 1/4 x 26 inches.
Cecil Skotnes - Two Figures, Woven By Tmp Sino

Cecil Skotnes - Two Figures, Woven By Tmp Sino

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Lot number: 165
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Cecil Skotnes (1926) Description: After Cecil Edwin Frans Skotnes Two Figures, woven by TMP Sino woven with the artist's signature; embroided with the serial number 1638 - 1/4 on the hem, signed by the artist, numbered 1638 - 1/6, printed with the weavers name and 'Manufactura de Tape?arias de Portalegre, Portugal' on a label stitched to the reverse hand woven tapestry 119 by 170cm
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