PETERSON KAMWATHI | GUANTANAMO QUEUE
PETERSON KAMWATHI | GUANTANAMO QUEUE
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PETERSON KAMWATHI | GUANTANAMO QUEUE

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

PETERSON KAMWATHI | GUANTANAMO QUEUE

Estimate: 6,000 - 8,000 GBP

Lot Sold:6,875GBP

Lot Details

Description

PETERSON KAMWATHI

Kenyan

b.1980

GUANTANAMO QUEUE


signed and dated 2010 (lower right)

woodcut 

89 by 122cm., 35 by 48in.

Condition Report

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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Cataloguing

Provenance

Ed Cross Fine Art, London 

Acquired from the above by the present owner in 2010


Exhibited

London, Ed Cross Fine Art, Peteson Kamwathi: Matter of Record Selected from 2005-2010, 20 October-20 November 2010

Literature

Chris Spring, African Textiles Today, Smithsonian Books, Washington D.C., 2012, illustration of woodcut print in colour p. 71

Catalogue Note

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.

Modern and Contemporary African Art
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