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Demas N. Nwoko

Folly

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 80,000 GBP

Demas N. Nwoko

Demas N. Nwoko

Folly

Folly

Estimate:

60,000

to
- 80,000 GBP

Lot sold:

226,800

GBP

Demas N. Nwoko

Nigerian

b.1935

Folly


signed and dated 5/60 (lower right); titled (on the reverse)

oil on board

58 by 119.4cm., 22¾ by 47in.

Framed: 69 by 130cm., 27¼ by 51¼in.

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Michael Crowder (1934-1988), acquired directly from the artist

Bequeathed to the current owner

Ulli Beier, 'Contemporary Nigerian Art', Nigeria: A Quarterly Magazine, no. 68, March 1961, illustrated in colour p.44

Daniel Olaniyan Babalola, The Nigerian Artist of the Millennium: Historian, Builder, Aesthetician and Visioner, 2004, p.47, plate 5.5

Lagos, Nigerian Council for the Advancement of Art and Culture, Nigerian Art, 20 September–2 October 1960

Ibadan, Mbari artists and writers club, early 1960s