There’s a renewed interest in Stern worldwide.— Frank Kilbourn, Strauss & Co
All three Sterns sold yesterday was bought by South Africans.— Frank Kilbourn, Strauss & Co
Irma Stern’s “Young Arab” fetched R13.6 million at Strauss & Co’s record-breaking auction.
Stern first exhibited the painting in 1942 when it sold for £40.
In 2015 another Stern painting, “The Arab in Black”, sold for R17.5 million.
The Money Show’s Bruce Whitfield interviewed Strauss & Co Executive Chairperson Frank Kilbourn.
Listen to the interview in the audio below (and/or scroll down for more quotes from it).
R13.6 million is a very satisfactory result.— Frank Kilbourn, Strauss & Co
Stern painted this when she was in the Congo.— Frank Kilbourn, Strauss & Co
Stern travelled all over Africa.— Frank Kilbourn, Strauss & Co
Stern is a good store of value.— Frank Kilbourn, Strauss & Co
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