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Famous Artists from South Africa

List of the most popular artists from South Africa, listed alphabetically with photos when available. For centuries artists have been among the world's most important people, helping chronicle history and keep us entertained with one of the earliest forms of entertainment. Whether they're known for painting, sculpting, etching or drawing, the famous South African artists on this list have kept that tradition alive by creating renowned pieces of art that have been praised around the world. You can find useful information below about these notable South African artists, such as when they were born and where their place of birth was.

The list you're viewing is made up of a variety of different items, including Paul Emsley and Gavin Jantjes.

This list answers the questions, "Which famous artists are from South Africa?" and "Who are the most well-known South African artists?"

For further information on these historic South African artists, click on their names. If you're a fine art lover use this list of celebrated South African artists to discover some new paintings that you will enjoy.
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    Andrzej Sawa 1941

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    Barbara Pike 1933

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    Dave Robertson 1961

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    David Kuijers 1962

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    Ethel May Dixie 1876

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    Evan Penny 1953

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    Frank Sydney Spears 1906

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    Harry Bolus 1834

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    Hermann Niebuhr 1972

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    Jacobus Hendrik Pierneef 1886

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    John Meyer 1942

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    Judith Mason 1938

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    Minnette Vári 1968

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    Nathaniel Stern 1977

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    Obie Oberholzer 1947

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    Paul du Toit 1965

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    Paul Emsley 1947

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    Rhona Brown 1920

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    Robin Rhode 1976

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    Rosa Hope 1902

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    Ruth Sacks 1977

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    Tinus de Jongh 1885

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    Tracey Rose 1974

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    Walter Battiss 1906

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    Winifred Brunton 1880

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