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Chief Zacheus Olowonubi Oloruntoba (Nigeria, 1934-2014) "The Flute Player", 1991, painting on rice paper, signed and dated. Size: 29.75'' x 19.75'', 76 x 50 cm (sheet); 34'' x 24'', 86 x 61 cm (backing sheet). Provenance: Ambassador Walter Carrington and Dr. Arese Carrington, Massachusetts. Acquired directly from the artist. Ambassador Carrington was US Ambassador to Nigeria from 1993 to 1997. Dr. Arese Carrington is a native Nigerian from the royal family of the Benin Kingdom. She is a member of the Museum of Fine Arts (MFA) Boston's Visiting Committee for the Arts of Asia, Oceania, and Africa and played a role in the opening of MFA's Benin bronze gallery.

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Zacheus Olowonubi Chief Oloruntoba (Nigerian, b. 1934)

Estimate $500 - $700Sep 30, 2016
Starting Bid $250
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Philadelphia, PA, USA
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