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BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA | A GROUP OF 4 PANELS (UNTITLED; THE MASQUERADES; OREMU VBO OGBO; EMIOVBO BEROMA)

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA | A GROUP OF 4 PANELS (UNTITLED; THE MASQUERADES; OREMU VBO OGBO; EMIOVBO BEROMA)

BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA | A GROUP OF 4 PANELS (UNTITLED; THE MASQUERADES; OREMU VBO OGBO; EMIOVBO BEROMA)

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA

Nigerian

b.1932

A GROUP OF 4 PANELS (UNTITLED; THE MASQUERADES; OREMU VBO OGBO; EMIOVBO BEROMA)


From left to right:

I: signed and dated October 1984 (into cast) (lower right); signature also scratched onto same area 

II: titled The Masquerades and numbered 2/15 (lower left)

III: titled Oremu Vbo Ogbo (lower left) 

IV: titled Emiovbo Beroma (lower left); signed and dated 1984 (lower right), from an edition of 30

plastocast relief

(4)

I & IV: 140 by 54cm., 55 by 21¼in. (each); II & III: 140 by 108cm.,55 by 42½in. (together)

140 by 216cm., 55 by 85in. (open);140 by 108cm.,55 by 42½in. (folded)


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Overall the work is in good general condition. There are a handful of white surface marks to the central right panel and to the wood in places. There is minor splintering in the wood in places, on the reverse of the panels. A handful of light scratches in places, only noticeable on close inspection.


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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner

Benin City, University of Benin, 25 Years of Creative Search, 15-24 February 1984