Private Collection, Mozambique Acquired from the above by the present owner
Maputo, Feira International de Moçambique, 1995
This work by Malangatana was created during FACIM (Mozambique International Trade Show) and is signed on the reverse by various prominent Mozambican officials, including former President, Joaquim Chissano. President Chissano was Mozambique's second President and served from 1986-2006. In 1992 Chissano ended the Mozambican civil war, which had begun 15 years before in 1977. Prior to his tenure, Chissano was instrumental in negotating Mozambique's independence from Portugal and served as the independent nation's first Minister of Foreign Affairs.
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