Sunday Times | Andre Jurgens:

Renowned auctioneer and art connoisseur Stephan Aage Welz died on Christmas Day at his home in Johannesburg after a brief illness. Welz, born in Worcester in the Cape in 1943, was introduced to art at an early age. His father Jean was a renowned artist and the young Stephan assisted in his mother Inger’s art and antique gallery. Early in his career, Welz worked in financial and administrative posts, assisting Professor Walter Battiss in the Department of Fine Arts at the University of South Africa… Source

Image: Fine art and design auctineer Stephan Weltz at his office in Houghton, Johannesburg.