Modern and Contemporary African Art

Modern and Contemporary African Art

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Ben Enwonwu

Africa Dances II

Lot Closed

March 31, 02:21 PM GMT

Estimate

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot Details

Description

Ben Enwonwu

Nigerian

1917-1994

Africa Dances II


signed and dated 1951 (lower left), titled and stamped with 'Bureau de Paris Batignolles' stamp (on the reverse)

gouache on card 

79 by 24cm.,31 by 9½in.

Elizabeth Turner Arts
Private Collection, UK
Thence by direct descent to the present owner

The 'Bureau de Paris Batignolles' stamp suggests the present lot was also included in the artist’s October 1952 exhibition of paintings at Galerie Palmes, 3 Place Saint-Sulpice, opened by African American writer and fellow Présence Africaine contributor Richard Wright (1908-1960).


Please note this lot is sold unframed.