Thomas Baines (South African, 1820-1875) 'Elephant hunting near Mangwe River, Matabililand'

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Lot 303*
Thomas Baines
(South African, 1820-1875)
'Elephant hunting near Mangwe River, Matabililand'

Sold for £ 7,500 (US$ 9,996) inc. premium
Thomas Baines (South African, 1820-1875)
'Elephant hunting near Mangwe River, Matabililand'
inscribed 'Elephant hunting near Mangwe River Matabililand/ T.Baines/ Mangwe March 1870/ finished Inyati May 6 1870/ given to Mr Jennings' (verso)
oil on canvas
50 x 65.5cm (19 11/16 x 25 13/16in).

Footnotes

  • In the early part of 1870, Baines was busy prospecting for gold in Matebeleland and in March of that year had just received permission from the Matebele king, Lobengula, to prospect between the Gweru and Mhanyami rivers.
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