JULIEN SINZOGAN | BOIS CAÏMANS ET ERZULI
JULIEN SINZOGAN | BOIS CAÏMANS ET ERZULI
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JULIEN SINZOGAN | BOIS CAÏMANS ET ERZULI

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

JULIEN SINZOGAN | BOIS CAÏMANS ET ERZULI

Estimate: 10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot Sold:16,250GBP

Lot Details

Description

JULIEN SINZOGAN

Beninese

b.1957

BOIS CAÏMANS ET ERZULI


oil on canvas

121 by 81cm., 47½ by 31¾in.


Condition Report

Stretcher marks along edges as well as areas exhibiting surface loss, most noticeable along top edge. Horizontal abrasion trace at right edge, under the chicken head as well as in various other places. One dent at 14 cm from inner top edge and 5,5 cm from inner right edge. Two further dents at 16 cm from inner lower edge, at 21 and 24 cm from inner left edge. Minor surface cracks and lifting in some places, for example to the right of the chicken's tail. Light surface marks and scattered white traces. This excepting, the work appears to be in good condition.


Colours are true to catalogue illustration.


Inspection under UV light reveals no signs of restoration or repair.


This work is framed.


Further enquiries:

Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6323 or email enahoro.ohiomabelo@sothebys.com if you have any questions regarding the present work."


"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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Saleroom Notice

The correction dimensions for this lot are 121 by 81cm.

Cataloguing

Provenance

Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Catalogue Note

Featuring several Voodoo and spiritual symbols, the present lot is a commentary on the relationship between Africans and Haitians, and their shared history of suffering as result of the transatlantic slave trade.

Modern and Contemporary African Art
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