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Afewerk Tekle

Still life

VAT applies to hammer price and buyer's premium

Estimate:

4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Afewerk Tekle

Afewerk Tekle

Still life

Still life

Estimate:

4,000 - 6,000 GBP

Afewerk Tekle

Ethiopian

1932-2012

Still life


signed and dated 1963 (lower right)

oil on canvas

75 by 60.5cm., 29½ by 23¾in.

Structure: The canvas appears original and sturdy. It is unlined and stretched.


Surface: There appear to be some separation to the black pigment, both to the horizontal line in the upper register and vertical line to the left centre of the work, as visible in the catalogue illustration. There is also a small thumb sized dent to upper right quarter of the work, visible on close inspection and clear on the reverse.


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


This work appears to be in good and stable condition.


Further Enquiries: Please telephone the department on +44 (0) 207 293 6323 or email africanctp@sothebys.com if you have any questions regarding the present work


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