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Ajaka of Owo or Ajaka Owa, ca. 1944
Akinola Lasekan

Nigeria
Watercolor and gouache on paper, H: 24.0 in, W: 20.0 in
The Simon Ottenberg Collection, gift to the Newark Museum, 2012  2012.38.8
© the estate of Akinola Lasekan
Not On View
Primary Title Notes: Dispute over the subject matter of this work. Ajaka of Owo or Ajaka Owa (praise name).
Inscriptions:
recto: l.r. gouache "Akinola Lasekan Lagos 1944"

Provenance: Anne and Harry F. Hammerich, Lagos, Nigeria and Washington, D.C., ca. 1940s-November 3, 2000; Dr. Simon Ottenberg, Seattle, Washington, November 3, 2000-October 2012.
Exhibition History:
"The Art of Translation: The Simon Ottenberg Gift of Modern and Contemporary Nigerian Art," Newark Museum, Newark, New Jersey (May 15 - November 3, 2013).

Keywords: Painting, Modern and Contemporary