Hermanus van Wyk - SOLD

Cobus van Bosch (b 1962)
Hermanus van Wyk
Oil on canvas
36 x 50 cm
Sold - 2011

Hermanus van Wyk (1835-1905), born in the Fraserburg district (South Africa), was the first captain of the Rehoboth Basters. In 1870 he and a few hundred followers settled at Rehoboth south of Windhoek (Namibia) after the Cape colonial authorities refused to grant them land in Bushmanland.