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

Foolsgold

Size: 120 x 90cm | Oil on canvas 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 speaks of […]

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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 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 to change […]

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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 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 entirely superior […]

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

Pilgrim

Size: 90 x 76cm | Oil on canvas 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 tree contemplating […]

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