surreal painting by south african artist pieter van tonder titled 'foolsgold'

Foolsgold

Size: 120 x 90cm | Oil on Canvas | SOLD Bereavement. What is a mighty galleon without it’s ocean; what, a hole without diamonds; a desert without oil; a king without his throne? This painting […]

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surreal painting by south african artist pieter van tonder titled 'passage of time'

Passage

Size: 48 x 60cm | Oil on Canvas | SOLD I see books and ships both as vessels: Carriers of knowledge and change.  In the old days, every book and every ship held the potential […]

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surreal painting by south african artist pieter van tonder titled 'mother of pearl'

Mother of Pearl

Size: 48 x 60cm | Oil on Canvas | SOLD My wife was very pregnant at the time and the ninth month came with no sign of deliverance. Here sits the mother/nature/goddess/venus in her oystershell […]

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surreal painting by south african artist pieter van tonder titled 'pilgrim'

Pilgrim

Size: 90 x 76cm | Oil on Canvas | SOLD A man on his journey finds a moment of rest in the shade of a tree. He sees himself, sitting in the shade of a […]

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surreal painting by south african artist pieter van tonder titled 'herfsdeken'

Herfsdeken

Autumn came quietly and mysteriously, suddenly, as a cat from somewhere jumps on a window sill. The land changed and a colorful spread covered and warmed us.
In this painting I gave myself extravagant freedom and explored a pair of new devices which will be well employed in near future paintings.

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