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Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

Irma Stern (1894-1966), was a versatile and highly talented South African Expressionist painter who gave hundreds of exhibitions both locally and abroad during the first half of the 20th century. The Irma Stern Museum, now administered by the University of Cape Town, is located in her home named "The Firs" on Cecil Road in Rosebank.

The subject matter of her paintings varies from portraits and figures to still lifes and landscapes. Her choice of media was also varied, including charcoal, gouache, oils, and water colours.

Exhibitions by Irma Stern were well-received in Europe as early as the 1920's, but it was not until decades later that her work was fully appreciated by conservative critics in South African.

She travelled extensively throughout her life, and especially enjoyed the Congo and the Zanzibar, which gave inspiration to much of her work. While travelling, she collected many artefacts which are still on display in the preserved decor of her home.

Later in life she became interested more in ceramics, creating beautiful vases, jugs, and plates adourned with curious faces.

ADDRESS:
Cecil Rd, Rosebank

HOURS:
Tue- Sat 10h00 - 17h00

ENTRANCE FEE:
Adults - R10, Pensioners / Students - R5

TEL:
(021) 685 5686

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Knightsbury Guest House

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0.6km South of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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1.1km South East of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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Koornhoop Manor House

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1.2km North of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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Sandown Lodge

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1.5km South East of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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Squirrel's Way Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Newlands

2.2km South East of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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Mayfield Cottages

Self Catering Apartment, Flatlet Accommodation in Rondebosch

2.6km South East of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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Keurboom Cottage

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2.8km South East of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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Thatchwood Cottage

Self Catering House, Cottage, Chalet Accommodation in Pinelands

2.9km North East of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

Thatchwood Cottage is situated in Pinelands which offers a self contained cottage with its own entrance and secure off street parking. There is a swimming pool and tranquil garden where guests can relax.

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Glencoy

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3.3km South of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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Fernwood Manor

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3.5km South of center of Irma Stern Museum and Art Gallery

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