BEN ENWONWU | CROWD AT NSUGBE VILLAGE, ONITSHA PROVINCE
BEN ENWONWU | CROWD AT NSUGBE VILLAGE, ONITSHA PROVINCE
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BEN ENWONWU | CROWD AT NSUGBE VILLAGE, ONITSHA PROVINCE

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

BEN ENWONWU | CROWD AT NSUGBE VILLAGE, ONITSHA PROVINCE

Estimate: 5,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:13,750GBP

Lot Details

Description

BEN ENWONWU

Nigerian

1921-1994

CROWD AT NSUGBE VILLAGE, ONITSHA PROVINCE


signed and dated 1959 (lower left); titled (on the reverse)

red chalk and gouache on paper

58 by 39.5cm., 22¾ by 15½in.

Condition Report

Please note that this work was originally hinged on all four corners using an adhesive. However, both lower corners as well as upper left corner have become unglued. Please note that the edges of the work are deckled. Very light wrinkles on the paper predominantly visible on the reverse. Light acid discolouration in places with some areas of very minor foxing. Overall the work appears to be in good condition.


Please note that this work is framed.


Colours are true to the catalogue illustration.


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"In response to your inquiry, we are pleased to provide you with a general report of the condition of the property described above. Since we are not professional conservators or restorers, we urge you to consult with a restorer or conservator of your choice who will be better able to provide a detailed, professional report. Prospective buyers should inspect each lot to satisfy themselves as to condition and must understand that any statement made by Sotheby's is merely a subjective, qualified opinion. Prospective buyers should also refer to any Important Notices regarding this sale, which are printed in the Sale Catalogue.

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Cataloguing

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist c. 1960

Thence by descent

Modern and Contemporary African Art
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