Nightmare etching, signed in pencil l.r. Twins Olaniyi 27 x 38cm
C.f. For a very similar etching, see Bonhams Modern & Contemporary African Art sale, 13-9-00, lot 35. These etchings of nightmarish creatures date from around 1966, and are associated with illustrations he created for the Nigerian writer and fellow Mbari club member, Amos Tutuola, particularly for his novel, The Palm-Wine Drinkard.