Ordinary and special edition of the first publication

"Lucas SITHOLE 1958 - 1979 - A pictorial review of Africa's major sculptor" - ISBN 0-620-03982-5

co-published by Gallery 21 and The Haenggi Foundation Inc., Johannesburg, in 1979 (F. F. Haenggi)




Otherwise, do check with your local museum library for a copy to view.


During 1980, five hundred complimentary copies of the ordinary edition were sent to leading museums, associations of art, art journals and art dealers, particularly in the USA, for their reference library, including the following who in 1980 acknowledged receipt*/ who in 2015/7 owned a copy according to


Adelaide AUS - Art Gallery of S Australia

Amsterdam NL - Rijksmuseum; Stedelijk Museum*

Ames IA USA - Iowa State University Parks Library


Baden-Baden D - Staatliche Kunsthalle*

Ballerup DK - Danish Union Catalogue and National Bibliography

Baltimore MD - Baltimore  Museum of Art Library & Archives

Basel CH - Kunstmuseum

Basel CH - Universitätsbibliothek, University of Basel

Berkeley CA USA - UC Berkeley Libraries

Berlin D - Berlin Museum*

Bern CH - Universitätsbibliothek

Binghampton NY USA - State University of New York, Binghampton University Libraries

Bloomfield Hills MI USA - Cranbrook Academy of Art Library

Boston MA USA - Museum of Fine Arts

Bremen D - Kunsthalle*

Brooklyn USA - The Brooklyn Museum Libraries & Archives*

Buffalo NY USA - Albright-Knox Art Gallery*

Buffalo NY USA - SUNY at Buffalo

Bulawayo ZIM - National Free Library


Canberra AUS - National Gallery of Australia

Chicago IL USA - Museum of Contemporary Art Library MCA

Claremont CA - The Francis Bacon Library*

Cleveland OH USA - Cleveland Institute of Art

Copenhagen DK - Danish National Art Library


Detroit MI USA - Detroit Institute of Arts Research Library & Archives

Duluth MN USA - University of Minnesota Duluth


East Lansing MI USA - Michigan State University Libraries

Edmonton AB Canada - University of Alberta

Evanston IL USA - Northwestern University Library*


Frankfurt a.M. D - Universitätsbibliothek Senckenberg, Zentralbibliothek


Hanover NH USA - Dartmouth College Library

Honolulu HI USA - University of Hawaii at Manoa Hamilton Library


Indianapolis IN USA - Indianapolis Museum of Art Library

Iowa IA USA - University of Iowa Libraries

Ipswich GB - Ipswich Museums*


Johannesburg ZA - Johannesburg Art Library


Kingston ON Canada - Queen's University Library

Köln D - Museum für Völkerkunde*


Lisbon Portugal - Biblioteca de Arte, Fundação Calouste Gulbenkian

London UK - National Art Library

London GB - The British Library*; The Tate Gallery Library*

Los Angeles CA USA - Getty Research Institute Research Library; LACMA Los Angeles County Museum of Art

Lübeck D - Overbeck-Gesellschaft*


Mannheim D - Städtische Kunsthalle*

Montclair NJ USA - Montclair State University Library

München D - Bayerische Staatsbibliothek

München D - Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, Bibliothek

Münster D - Westfälischer Kunstverein*


New Brunswick NJ USA - Rutgers University Library*

New Orleans LA USA - The New Orleans Museum of Art*

New York NY USA - The Museum of Modern Art MOMA*

New York NY USA - Columbia University Libraries

New York NY USA - New York Public Library System NYPL

Northampton MA - Smith College Library Neilson Library


Oxford GB - ARTbibliographies University of Oxford*


Paris F - Bibliothèque Kandinsky, Centre Pompidou

Paris F - Musée du Quai Branly, Médiathèque

Perth WA - The Art Gallery of Western Australia*

Pretoria ZA - Gauteng Department of Education

Pretoria ZA - Human Science Research Council HSRC Library


Richmond CA USA - University of California NRLF

Riggisberg CH - Abegg-Stiftung*


San Francisco CA USA - Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco


Toronto ON Canada - University of Toronto, Robarts Library


Washington DC USA - Library of Congress, Smithsonian Institution Libraries

Wiesbaden D - Museum Wiesbaden*

Worcester MA USA - Worcester Art Museum




A second publication on Lucas SITHOLE became available in 2015

"Lucas SITHOLE 1931-1994 - Highlights 1966-1993" - ISBN 978-3-033-04655-9

Published by F.F. Haenggi, CH-4001 Basel, A4 format, hard-cover, ord. edition of 500, 204 pp. covering 100 sculptures, 184 images in col. + b/white



A few complimentary copies of this edition were sent to leading museums, universities and auctioneers for their reference library,


New Book in the library collection of



British Library, Boston Spa, Wetherby LS23

National Art Library, Victoria & Albert Museum, London SW7

The British Museum, London WC1B

The Tate Library, Millbank, London SW1



Kunstsammlung Nordrhein-Westfalen, Düsseldorf

Folkwang Museum, Essen

Museum für Moderne Kunst MMK, Frankfurt a.M.

Städel Museum, Frankfurt a.M.

Museum für Völkerkunde, Hamburg

Ludwig Museum, Köln

Universität Bayreuth, Iwalewa Haus, Bayreuth

    Universitätsbibliothek, Heidelberg

Düsseldorf Akademie, Düsseldorf

Stiftung Haus der Kunst, Zentralinstitut für Kunstgeschichte, München



Bibliothèque de l'INHA, Paris

Bibliothèque Kandinsky, Centre Pompidou, Paris



Stedelijk Museum, Amsterdam



University of Fort Hare, De Beer's Centenary Gallery, Alice

Oliewenhuis Art Museum, Bloemfontein

S.A. National Gallery, Cape Town

University of Cape Town Libraries, UCT Libraries, Cape Town

Johannesburg Art Gallery, Johannesburg

Michaelis Art Library, Johannesburg

William Humphreys Art Gallery, Kimberley

Pretoria Art Museum, Pretoria

Stellenbosch University Library and Information Services, Stellenbosch



Basler Afrika Bibliographien (Southern Africa Library) (BAB), Basel

Schweizerische Nationalbibliothek, Bern

Kunstmuseum, Institut für Kunstgeschichte, Bern

Hochschule der Künste, Bern

Universitätsbibliothek, Bern

Musée d’Art et Histoire, Bibliothèque d’art et d’archéologie, Geneva

Fondation Beyeler, Riehen

Kunsthaus Bibliothek, Zurich

Museum Rietberg, Zurich

Zürcher Fachhochschule / Nebis, Zurich

Zürcher Hochschule der Künste ZHdK, Zurich



Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn, N.Y.

Harvard University, Fine Arts Library, Cambridge MA

Getty Edu Library, Los Angeles CA

UCLA - African Arts Magazine, Los Angeles CA

Yale University Library, New Haven CT

Metropolitan Museum, Thomas J Watson Library, New York, N.Y.

MOMA Museum of Modern Art, New York, N.Y.

New York Public Library System NYPL, New York, N.Y.

New York Public Library: Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, New York, N.Y.

National Museum of African Art, Warren M. Robbins Library, Washington D.C.



International Auction Houses

Bonham's London

Villa Grisebach Auktionen, Zürich

Sotheby's, Zürich



A few copies of both editions are still available ex Basel, Switzerland (pelmama.thf at


Book on auction - selected results

One new SITHOLE book auctioned by Straussonline Johannesburg September 2016 - Lot 482 - others on their online auctions of 6th February, 2017 (Lot 492) and the 9th April, 2017 (Lot 450).



Selected Book Reviews - ISBN 978-3-033-04655-9


Marthinus van Bart -  - 29th November, 2015

Marilyn de Freitas - - 2nd December, 2015

Gavin Younge - de Arte Vol 51, Issue 1 - January, 2016 - p. 136 - ISSN 0004-3389



Updated 6th May, 2017

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