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Lot 70
Bill Ainslie; Pachipamwe No. 5

Lot Estimate
R 40 000 - 60 000
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About this Item

South African 1934-1989
Pachipamwe No. 5
dated 'July 1989' and inscribed with the artist's name and the title on the reverse
mixed media including acrylic gel on canvas
164 by 168 by 4,5cm

Notes

The word ‘pachipamwe’ is a Shona greeting to someone upon being being reunited with them. It was also the name of a series of artists’ workshops that Ainslie attended in Zimbabwe in the 1980s.

Literature

Pat Williams (1990) Last Paintings by Bill Ainslie 1934–1989, Johannesburg: African Arts Trust and Gencor Development Fund. Illustrated in colour on page 7.


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