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Erhabor Emokpae

Blue Dialogue

VAT reduced rate

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Erhabor Emokpae

Erhabor Emokpae

Blue Dialogue

Blue Dialogue

Estimate:

12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Erhabor Emokpae

Nigerian

1934-1984

Blue Dialogue


signed and dated 1965 (lower right)

oil on board

89 by 114cm., 35 by 45in.

Framed: 93.8 by 119.7cm., 37 by 47¼in.

Structure: The work is executed on board and appears sturdy. This work is framed. Please note, there is moderate warp to the board.

Surface: On close inspection, there is a handful of minor abrasions to the upper framing edge of the work measuring approximately 10mm squared and possibly instances elsewhere on the work. The work exhibits minor scratches and uneven varnish in places.

UV Report: Inspection under UV light reveals uneven fluorescence but no clear sign of restoration or repair.

The work is in good to very good stable condition.

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Acquired directly from the artist by the present owner
Munich, Museum Villa Stuck, The Short Century Independence and Liberation Movements in Africa 1945-1994, 15 February-22 April 2001, illustrated in colour in the catalogue p. 83; Berlin, House of World Cultures in the Martin-Gropius-Bau, 18 May-22 July 2001; Chicago, Museum of Contemporary Art, 8 September-30 December 2001; New York City, New York, P.S.1 Contemporary Art Center and The Museum of Modern Art, 10 February-5 May 2002