Art

BARNARD, LADY  A & BARKER  N Watercolours and Sketches – Glimpses of the Cape of Good Hope. Fermwood, 2009 1st ed.

 

Fine publication of this noted diarist’s watercolours made during her stay at the Cape, as well as during her travels to Swellendam and Saldanha Bay 115 pp with numerous colour illustrations and dwgs. Mint condition in hardcover with dw, sgd by Barker on slip in prelims. #806

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Cape Southern South West Coast

 

 

CLAUDIUS  H  & SMITH A  H  ED Claudius Watercolours in the Africana Museum. Africana Museum, 1952.

 

An evaluation of this largely unknown artist’s work, executed during van der Stel’s expedition to Namaqualand in 1685. 36 pp folio size booklet, with 24 loose colour and one bw plate in folder. Very good condition, ltd ed. #417

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Namaqualand

 

 

DEACON  J Some Views on the Rock Paintings of the Cederberg. National Monuments Council, 1998 2nd ed. 1875012257

 

Results of an extensive survey done under the leadership of the author in 1991 62 pp with bw and colour illustrations. Very good condition in softcover. #912

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa West Coast Cederberg Rock Art San

 

 

DOWSON T A Rock Engraving of Southern Africa (Not in collection). WUP, 1992.

 

Mention is made of the engravings in Hel’s Kloof near the Orange/Gariep river, in the Richtersveld region near Vioolsdrift. 124 pp oblong qto, beautifully illustrated. #28

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa NW Cape

 

 

JOHNSON  T, RABINOWITZ  H  &  SIEFF  P Rock-paintings of the South-West Cape. Nasionale Boekhandel, 1959 1st ed.

 

An early book recording this art form in the W Cape, mainly Cedarberg and Ceres Karoo. 38 pp text with 48 monochrome and one colour plate. Slight foxing in prelims and covers, slight damage to spine, some marginalia, name on eps. #621

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Cape Rock Bushman San Art

 

 

PARKINGTON  J Cederberg Rock Paintings. Living Landscape Project, 2003.

 

An authoritative volume on the archaeology of the Cederberg, focussing on the San artworks, their interpretation, composition, age, origins etc. 127 pp with numerous colour and bw illustrations. Mint condition in softcover, small oblong quarto, sgd by author on tp. #676

 

KEYWORDS:Cedarberg San Painting Rock Art Bushmen

 

 

SLINGSBY  P Rock Art of the Western Cape: Book 1. The Sevilla Trail & Travellers’ Rest. Baardskeerder, 2006 4th rd. 1919900675

 

Detailed description of numerous rock art sites on this section of the walking trails in the Cederberg near Wupperthal 48 pp with illustrations. Good condition in softcover. #973

 

 

SOUTH AFRICAN NATIONAL GALLERY Collection/Versameling Francois Le Vaillant. S A National Gallery, 1965.

 

The first descriptive booklet available to the public, on the Le Vaillant paintings and sketches which were acquired for the nation by parliament in 1963 44 pp with bw plates. Good condition in wraps. #843

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Eastern Cape Namaqualand Namibia

 

 

SPIES  L Kaffie Pretorius en haar Wereld. SMK, 1992 1st ed.

 

Life and work of this Sandveld artist. 48 pp with colour and bw illustrations. Very good condition in laminated hardcover, inscr by Pretorius on tp.. #351

 

KEYWORDS:South Africa Sandveld West Coast