View 1 of Lot 11. SAMUEL FOSSO | LE CHEF: CELUI A VENDU L'AFRIQUE AUX COLONS, TATI SERIES, 1997.
View 1 of Lot 11. SAMUEL FOSSO | LE CHEF: CELUI A VENDU L'AFRIQUE AUX COLONS, TATI SERIES, 1997.
11

SAMUEL FOSSO | LE CHEF: CELUI A VENDU L'AFRIQUE AUX COLONS, TATI SERIES, 1997

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

SAMUEL FOSSO | LE CHEF: CELUI A VENDU L'AFRIQUE AUX COLONS, TATI SERIES, 1997

SAMUEL FOSSO | LE CHEF: CELUI A VENDU L'AFRIQUE AUX COLONS, TATI SERIES, 1997

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

21,250

GBP

SAMUEL FOSSO

Cameroonian

b.1962

LE CHEF: CELUI A VENDU L'AFRIQUE AUX COLONS, TATI SERIES, 1997


4 of an edition of 8

chromogenic print

102 by 102cm., 40 by 40in.(image); 106.5 by 106.5cm., 42in by 42in.(sheet)


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This work is signed and numbered 4 of an edition of 8 on accompanying label.

Tickle & Stir Ltd, London

Acquired from the above by the present owner

Maria Francesca Bonetti & Guido Schlinkert, Samuel Fosso, 5 Continents editions, Milan, 2004, illustrated in colour p. 146-147 (another example)

Okwui Enwezor, Chika Okeke-Agulu, Contemporary African Art Since 1980, 2009, illustrated in colour p. 196 (another example) 

v.s naipaul, la masque de l’afrique, Grasset, 2011, illustrated on the front cover with detail on the back cover (another example)

Okwui Enwezor (ed.), Samuel Fosso: AUTOPORTRAIT, Steidl Verlag/The Walkther Collection, New York, 2020 (another example)


Dusseldorf, Museum Kunst Palast, Africa Remix Contemporary Art of a Continent, 24 July-7 November 2004, illustrated in colour in the catalogue p. 76 and on the cover; London, Hayward Gallery, 10 February-17 April 2005; Paris, Centre Georges Pompidou, 24 May-15 August 2005; Tokyo, Mori Art Museum May-August 2006 (another example)