Cobus van Bosch

AAS le Fleur I (oil on board, 18cm x 18cm, 2010)
Andrew Abraham Stockenström le Fleur I (1867-1941) succeeded Adam Kok III as Paramount Chief of the Griqua. From 1898 to 1903 he was jailed in Cape Town as a “rebel”. Le Fleur is known for his efforts to unite the Griqua nation after he was instructed by voices and spirits to gather the scattered “bones of Adam Kok”. He was widely respected as a prophet and, known as the “kneg van God” (servant of God), was the driving force behind the Griqua revival of the early 20th century.