21 September 2000,
Price realised GBP 2,350
GBP 2,000 - GBP 3,000
Gerard Sekoto (1913-1973)
Three figures on a Road, Senegal
signed 'G SEKOTO' (lower right)
oil on canvas laid down on board
15¾ x 12½in. (40 x 31.7cm.)
Sekoto visited Sengal in 1965-66 but was there without painting materials so all of his Senegalese subjects date to after his return to Paris.
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