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ID number:  BIRRC-D0135
Institution:  Research and Cultural Collections
Named collection:  Danford Collection of West African Art and Artefacts
Artist / Maker:  Okeke, Christopher Uchefuna ('Uche') (1933 - 2016)
Title / Object name:  Fantasy and masks
Object type:  Painting
Place made:  Nigeria
Culture:  Igbo
Date made:  c.1960
Collector:  Lidderdale, Halliday Adair
Materials:  Oil on canvas backed with hardboard
Measurements:  unframed H 48.7 x W 64.0 x D 0.44 cm, framed H 51.5 x W 67.1 x D 0.38 cm

Front: Painting depicting masks.
Back: Scene relating to death inscribed, depicting a skeleton surrounded by bones.
This painting was lent by H.A. Lidderdale in 1968, then acquired by bequest in 1992.

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