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'His canvases, painted with the knowledge born out of centuries of European experience, speak with the voice of Africa'.
Dr Hermien McCaul-Dommisse,
Opening of Prestige Memorial Exhibition at the Rand Afrikaans University, 1990

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The following links are recommended:

The Haenggi Foundation, Basel, Switzerland
Encyclopaedia of South African, Arts, Culture and Heritage
The South African Art Times
CD Books R Us, Victoria, Australia (electronic books)
Wikipedia Afrikaans
Wikipedia Nederlands
Stephan Welz & Co in Association with Sotheby's, Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa
Strauss & Co Fine Art Auctioneers and Consultants, Johannesburg and Cape Town, South Africa
Bernardi's, Pretoria, South Africa
Frans Kapma Foundation, The Netherlands
AskArt, United States of America
The Open Library, United States of America
Bonhams, London, United Kingdom
FreeBase, San Francisco, United States of America

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