Thursday, 9 January 2014

by Yvonne Sommeling

Yvonne is of Dutch Indonesian Ancestry – her great, great uncle was Jan Toorop the first Dutch Symbolist, Impressionist and Art Nouveau Painter. Yvonne has always been in the arts having been an opera singer, model and actress in her younger years. She is now a full time artist, living in Durban, South Africa.

She won 2nd place in the South African Nivea Art Awards in 2007. .

Her paintings are in private collections in Dubai, Hong Kong, Holland, Belgium, New Zealand, UK, USA, Korea and South Africa. .

Her painting “Three Faces of Mandela” was commissioned for the re-opening of Mandela House in Soweto. This now hangs in the entrance to the Museum. .

Her paintings are currently being exhibited at the Moscow Nagornaya State Art Gallery at an exhibition called “Passion for Africa”. .


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Mandela With Children

Original Painting. Oil, gold and copper foil on canvas 100 x 75 cm


The Three Faces Of Mandela


Original Painting.  Oil on canvas  150 cm x 50 cm


The original painting was commissioned for the re-opening of Mandela House in Vilakazi Street in Soweto.  Information on Limited edition signed canvas giclee prints is available by clicking the Picture Link Above.


Original Painting. Oil and gold foil on canvas 30 x 25 cm

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Kloof - South Africa

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