Lot 26

Mohamedi Charinda

Tanzania, 1947 – 2021
Turtles and Mushrooms
Oil on board (framed)
Signature: Signed lower left
60 x 60cm
Estimated: US$1,100 – 1,800
Provenance: Direct from the Artist to the present owner
Charinda, Wasia Mohamedi born in Nakapanya village in southern Tanzania; attended primary school in 1954; did military service in 1969; moved to Dar es Salaam in 1972; in 1975 he became an apprentice to the artist Hashim Mruta; he worked within the collective conventions of Tingatinga Cooperative Society based in Oyster Bay, Dar Es Salaam; exhibited in Switzerland in 1999 and at Dom-Tom in Reunion Island, France; his works can be seen in the Sainsbury African Galleries in the British Museum.
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