An Original Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga painting.
Painted in 1972.
Oil on Hard Board.
Hand painted in Dar es Salaam.
Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga was born in 1932 in a Namochelia village (which does not exist today). It was near Mindu and Nakapanya village, ca 70 km east of Tunduru town.
Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga was a self taught painter, with only 4 years of primary school education. He was just starting to receive recognition for his square board-paintings, when his life was cut short in 1972, he was mistaken for a fleeing thief and fatally shot by the police. Before he died he started to attracted young followers wanting to imitate his style. Today Tingatinga thrives.
This original painting is one of twenty in a collection that was owned by Jaffary Aussi, also very well known for painting Tingatinga Art and was one of Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga students.
Sadly Jaffary has passed away and his collection of Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga paintings are for sale.
These paintings are extremely rare.
Artist Eduardo Saidi Tingatinga
Medium Oil on Hard board
62 × 61cm
This painting will be shipped via DHL.
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