Kunstenaarshuis, Rosendal

"Kunstenaarshuis, Rosendal"
“Kunstenaarshuis, Rosendal”

Title: “Kunstenaarshuis, Rosendal”, by Andries Bezuidenout, oil on canvas, 42×59.5cm, 2016

The home of Willem and Linda Pretorius, Rosendal in South Africa’s Free State province, near the Lesotho border. Willem is a landscape painter, but has also won a number of awards for portraits.

Price: Not for sale

Sunday night, Cullinan

"Sunday night, Cullinan"
“Sunday night, Cullinan”

Title: “Sunday night, Cullinan: And there are no diamonds in the mine”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 40×50cm

Cullinan is a diamond mining town near Pretoria. One of the world’s biggest diamonds was discovered here. The title refers to a song by Leonard Cohen.
 
Price: R4 000

Wolmaransstad begraafplaas

"Wolmaransstad begraafplaas"
“Wolmaransstad begraafplaas”

Title: “Wolmaransstad begraafplaas”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, charcoal on paper, 40×60cm, 2016

The cemetery at Wolmaransstad. Thoughts of the poet Elisabeth Eybers, who wrote a poem depicting the landscape – “Wes-Transvaal”.

Price: R1 500

Son sak op die NG Kerk, Lady Grey

"Son sak op die NG Kerk, Lady Grey"
“Son sak op die NG Kerk, Lady Grey”

Title: “Son sak op die NG Kerk, Lady Grey”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 90x76cm, 2016

Translation of the title: “Sun sets on the Dutch Reformed Church, Lady Grey.” Lady Grey is a small town close to South Africa’s border with Lesotho and hosts an arts academy for primary and secondary school pupils. The town was named after Eliza Lucy Spencer, the wife of the governor of the Cape Colony, Sir George Grey.

Price: R12 000

St James, ons ry terug van die biblioteek

"St James, ons ry terug van die biblioteek"
“St James, ons ry terug van die biblioteek”

Title: “St James, ons ry terug van die biblioteek”, by Andries Bezuidenhout, oil on canvas, 40.6×40.6cm, 2016

Translation of the title: “St James, driving back from the library.” St James is a suburb of Cape Town. This painting was on exhibition at the Breytenbach Gallery in Wellington as part of an exhibition titled “Boekmerke/Bookmarks”.

Price: Context Anne-Ghrett Erasmus at the Breytenbach Gallery at galery [at] breytenbachsentrum.co.za [note the Afrikaans spelling of “galery” in the e-mail address]