Modern and Contemporary African Art

Modern and Contemporary African Art

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Ben Enwonwu

Nekede Village Market Owerri

Lot Closed

March 31, 02:05 PM GMT


12,000 - 18,000 GBP

Lot Details


Ben Enwonwu



Nekede Village Market Owerri

signed and dated 1949 (lower right)

oil on canvas

62.5 by 48cm., 24½ by 19in.

Framed: 76.5 by 61.5cm., 30 by 24¼in.

Acquired directly from the artist by a former classmate at Government College, Umuahia
Thence by direct descent to the present owner in 2005
London, Galerie Apollinaire, Second London Exhibition of Paintings and Sculpture by Ben Enwonwu, July-August 1950, cat. no. 18
A preparatory study for the present lot was sold at Bonhams London in May 2007 titled A Forest Pathway, Nigeria