signed and dated 2010 (lower right)
89 by 122cm., 35 by 48in.
Minor splintering along the edges of the work in some places.Further very minor splintering to carved areas throughout. However this is in line with the nature of the material and likely inherent to the work. Light scratches in various places, visible on close inspection. Overall the works appears to be in excellent condition.
Colour appears true to the catalogue description.
This work is framed.
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Ed Cross Fine Art, London
Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010
London, Ed Cross Fine Art, Peteson Kamwathi: Matter of Record Selected from 2005-2010, 20 October-20 November 2010
Chris Spring, African Textiles Today, Smithsonian Books, Washington D.C., 2012, illustration of woodcut print in colour p. 71
The total print edition from this block is comprised of three proofs. One of which is in the collection of the British Museum and another in the Rijksacademie Collection.