Black and White Photo Series

Patrick de Mervelec

2007-2017

Photography

Parisian-born French photographer, Patrick de Mervelec, has captured the portraits of The Beatles, Deneuve and Churchill. After spending years catching celebrities, the street life of Paris and the fast-paced world of fashion, de Mervelec moved to South Africa in 1988. Since then, he has collaborated with many South African artists on cultural projects, such as singer Johnny Clegg, the poet Mazisi Kunene and David Krut. These black and white photographers capturing moments in Cape Town life are his trademark. De Mervelec’s photographs often depict pedestrian life, with a sense of detail and architectural space. He invigorates his artworks with his passion for quality of light, form and texture.

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    Armin Pflanz

    2001

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    Peter Lamb Portrait

    Peter Percival William Lamb

    1945

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    Still Life With Flowers

    Johannes Petrus Meintjes

    1966

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    Thinking Roman Soldier

    Joseph Michel-Ange Pollet

    19th Century

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    Pedestrian Gate

    Conrad Hicks

    2005

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    Driveway Gate

    Conrad Hicks

    2005

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    Montagu Mountains II

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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    ‘Blossom Still Life’

    Francois Krige

    1989

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    'Vacant Stare'

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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    Kashmir Carpet

    Kashmir, India

    Unknown

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    Generic self-portrait

    Wim Botha

    2003

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    Self Portrait

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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    Girl Sketch

    Francois Krige

    1976

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    Self Portrait Sketch

    Francois Krige

    1973

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    Krisjan II

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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    Unknown

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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    'Young Boy'

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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    'Boy on Swing'

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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    Montagu Mountains

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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    Still Life

    Francois Krige

    Unknown

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