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Abiodun Olaku

'Ilu Wa' (Our Root)

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Abiodun Olaku

Abiodun Olaku

'Ilu Wa' (Our Root)

'Ilu Wa' (Our Root)

Estimate:

8,000 - 12,000 GBP

Lot sold:

10,080

GBP

Abiodun Olaku

Nigerian

1934-2014

Ilu Wa' (Our Root)


signed and dated 1994 (lower right)

oil on canvas

91 by 121cm., 36¾ by 47½in.

Framed: 108 by 136cm., 42½ by 53½in.

Structure: The canvas appears original and unlined. The work is stretched and framed.


Overall, the work appears to be in very good and stable condition.


Inspection under UV light reveals no clear signs of restoration or repair.


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We are grateful to the artist for their assistance in cataloguing this work.