Akinola Lasekan (Nigerian, 1921-1972) Portrait of a Yoruba Lady

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Lot 102
Akinola Lasekan
(Nigerian, 1921-1972)
Portrait of a Yoruba Lady

£ 10,000 - 15,000
US$ 14,000 - 21,000
Akinola Lasekan (Nigerian, 1921-1972)
Portrait of a Yoruba Lady
signed 'Akinola Lasekan' (lower right); bears inscription 'Onileku, Akinola Lasekan' and 'K A Player, QES' (verso)
oil on board
50 x 40cm (19 11/16 x 15 3/4in).

Footnotes

  • Provenance
    Ms Kathleen A Player.

    Kathleen Player worked in Nigeria as Woman Education Officer at King's College, Lagos and then was the founder of Queen Elizabeth School, Ilorin where she served as principal from 1954-1962.

    The inscription 'Onileku' refers to the village of that name in Oyo State, not far from the artist's birth town of Ipele, both in the heart of Yorubaland.
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Akinola Lasekan (Nigerian, 1921-1972) Portrait of a Yoruba Lady
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