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Painter, Printer, Sculptor

Bruce Obomeyoma Onobrakpeya (born 30 August 1932) is a Nigerian printmaker, painter and sculptor. He has exhibited at the Tate Modern in London, the National Museum of African Art of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. and the Malmö Konsthall in Malmö, Sweden.[2] The National Gallery of Modern Art, Lagos has an exhibit of colourful abstract canvases by Onobrakpeya[3] and his works can be found at the Virtual Museum of Modern Nigerian Art, although no exhibitions were showing as of October 2017.

Early years: Bruce Onobrakpeya was born in Agbarha-Otor in Delta State, son of an Urhobo carver. He was raised as a Christian, but also learned the traditional beliefs. His family moved to Benin City, Edo State, when he was a child. He attended Western Boys High School, where he was taught art by Edward Ivehivboje, among other subjects. He also attended drawing classes at the British Council Art Club in Benin City. Onobrakpeya was inspired by the watercolour paintings of Emmanuel Erabor. After leaving high school, Onobrakpeya was hired as an art teacher at the Western Boys High School (1953–56). In 1956 he left for Ondo, where he taught at the Ondo Boys High School for a year.

Formal art education: In October 1957 Onobrakpeya was admitted to the Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology, now the Ahmadu Bello University, Zaria.[5] Funded by a Federal Government Scholarship, he was trained in the Western tradition of representational art. At the same time, he began to experiment with forms in relation to Nigerian folklore, myths and legends. Much of his work uses stylistic elements and compositions derived from traditional African sculpture and decorative arts.[6][7]

The Zaria Arts Society, later called the Zaria Rebels, was formed on 9 October 1958 by a group of art students at the college led by Uche Okeke with the aim of "decolonizing" the visual arts as taught by expatriate Europeans. Onobrakpeya has said that the college gave him technical skills but the Zaria Arts Society, a discussion group, shaped his perspectives as a professional artist. The society gave him the confidence to seek a personal expressive idiom. He elongated his figures, ignored perspective and evoked the supernatural through ambiguous decorations.[8]

Later career: Onobrakpeya later attended a series of printmaking workshops in Ibadan, Oshogbo, Ife and Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, Maine, US.[9] His first one-man exhibition was held in 1959 in Ughelli in the Niger Delta. Later he exhibited in the US, Italy, Zimbabwe, Germany, Britain, Kenya and elsewhere.[8] Onobrakpeya was an important force in the renaissance in contemporary art in Nigeria. For many years he taught at St. Gregory's College, Lagos.[10]

Onobrakpeya created the Bruce Onobrakpeya Foundation, of which he is President, and which organises the annual Harmattan workshop in his home town of Agbara Otor, Delta State.[9] The foundation is an artist-led Non-Governmental Organization formed in 1999. It aims to encourage the growth of art and culture by giving artists opportunities to gain skills, while increasing public awareness of African art and its benefits to society. The foundation organised the Amos Tutuola Show, Lagos (2000). It has participated in many other shows.

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          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian 1932), Abstract Figures, Woodcut, Signed and dated 1965 l.r. and numbered 26/28 l.l., Unframed Sheet Size: 17 1/4 x 21 1/4 in. (43.8 x 54 cm.)
            Mar. 19, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian 1932), Abstract Figures, Woodcut, Signed and dated 1965 l.r. and numbered 26/28 l.l., Unframed Sheet Size: 17 1/4 x 21 1/4 in. (43.8 x 54 cm.)

            Est: $200 - $400

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian 1932), Abstract Figures, Woodcut, Signed and dated 1965 l.r. and numbered 26/28 l.l.,

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Mai Goge, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated July 1967 l.r., titled and numbered 2/5 (Artist's Proof), Frame: 28 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. (72.4 x 85.1 cm.)
            Mar. 12, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Mai Goge, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated July 1967 l.r., titled and numbered 2/5 (Artist's Proof), Frame: 28 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. (72.4 x 85.1 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Mai Goge, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated July 1967 l.r., titled and numbered 2/5 (Artist's Proof),

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Travellers, 1968, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1960 l.r., numbered 16/20 and titled l.l., Frame: 32 3/4 x 24 in. (83.2 x 61 cm.)
            Mar. 12, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Travellers, 1968, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1960 l.r., numbered 16/20 and titled l.l., Frame: 32 3/4 x 24 in. (83.2 x 61 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Travellers, 1968, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1960 l.r., numbered 16/20 and titled l.l.,

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigerian b.1932- - Ekpen Gha Mue We Nbundezi (blue base), 1973;
            Mar. 05, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigerian b.1932- - Ekpen Gha Mue We Nbundezi (blue base), 1973;

            Est: £250 - £350

            Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigerian b.1932- Ekpen Gha Mue We Nbundezi (blue base), 1973; deep etching on wove,  signed, dated, inscribed, titled and numbered 9/20 in pencil,  plate: 65.8 x 48.7 cm,  (framed)

            Roseberys
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Abiku Spirit, Lagos, September, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated Sept 1971 l.r., titled and numbered EP 3/6 l.l., Frame: 35 1/2 x 28 1/4 in. (90.2 x 71.8 cm.)
            Feb. 20, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Abiku Spirit, Lagos, September, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated Sept 1971 l.r., titled and numbered EP 3/6 l.l., Frame: 35 1/2 x 28 1/4 in. (90.2 x 71.8 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Abiku Spirit, Lagos, September, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated Sept 1971 l.r., titled and numbered EP 3/6 l.l.,

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Mai Goge, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated July 1967 l.r., titled and numbered 2/5 (Artist's Proof), Frame: 28 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. (72.4 x 85.1 cm.)
            Feb. 20, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Mai Goge, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated July 1967 l.r., titled and numbered 2/5 (Artist's Proof), Frame: 28 1/2 x 33 1/2 in. (72.4 x 85.1 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Mai Goge, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated July 1967 l.r., titled and numbered 2/5 (Artist's Proof),

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932),Three Standing Forms, Etching in Color, Signed and dated Nov 1969 l.r., titled and numbered 5/20, Frame: 26 1/2 x 31 3/4 in. (67.3 x 80.6 cm.)
            Feb. 20, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932),Three Standing Forms, Etching in Color, Signed and dated Nov 1969 l.r., titled and numbered 5/20, Frame: 26 1/2 x 31 3/4 in. (67.3 x 80.6 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932),Three Standing Forms, Etching in Color, Signed and dated Nov 1969 l.r., titled and numbered 5/20,

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Eclipse, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1967 l.r., titled and marked EP. l.l, Frame: 27 x 20 3/4 in. (68.6 x 52.7 cm.)
            Feb. 20, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Eclipse, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1967 l.r., titled and marked EP. l.l, Frame: 27 x 20 3/4 in. (68.6 x 52.7 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Eclipse, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1967 l.r., titled and marked EP. l.l,,

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Ulli, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1971 l.r., and titled Ulli and numbered 4/20 l.l., Frame: 35 x 27 1/2 in. (88.9 x 69.9 cm.)
            Feb. 20, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Ulli, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1971 l.r., and titled Ulli and numbered 4/20 l.l., Frame: 35 x 27 1/2 in. (88.9 x 69.9 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Ulli, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1971 l.r., and titled Ulli and numbered 4/20 l.l.,

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Akara-Oguris Address, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1970 l.r., titled and numbered EP 5/5 l.l., Frame: 36 1/4 x 28 in. (92.1 x 71.1 cm.)
            Feb. 20, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Akara-Oguris Address, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1970 l.r., titled and numbered EP 5/5 l.l., Frame: 36 1/4 x 28 in. (92.1 x 71.1 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Akara-Oguris Address, Deep Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1970 l.r., titled and numbered EP 5/5 l.l.,

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Travellers, 1968, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1960 l.r., numbered 16/20 and titled l.l., Frame: 32 3/4 x 24 in. (83.2 x 61 cm.)
            Feb. 20, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Travellers, 1968, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1960 l.r., numbered 16/20 and titled l.l., Frame: 32 3/4 x 24 in. (83.2 x 61 cm.)

            Est: $600 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), Travellers, 1968, Etching in Color, Signed and dated 1960 l.r., numbered 16/20 and titled l.l.,

            Weschler's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya - Etching
            Feb. 13, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya - Etching

            Est: $400 - $600

            Signed and Numbered Bruce Onobrakpeya - Etching Gift from 3 Kings Lagos 1980. Dimensions 19x14.5

            Regency Auction House
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigerian (b. 1932), Ogbesia Vayeroye (Minstrel And Wife), 1992, plastograph deep color etching, 10 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W (sheet), 11" H x 8 1/2" W (catalog)
            Jan. 06, 2024

            Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigerian (b. 1932), Ogbesia Vayeroye (Minstrel And Wife), 1992, plastograph deep color etching, 10 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W (sheet), 11" H x 8 1/2" W (catalog)

            Est: $300 - $500

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Nigerian, (b. 1932) Ogbesia Vayeroye (Minstrel And Wife), 1992 plastograph deep color etching Miniature plastograph greeting card. Pencil signed and dated lower right, numbered 97/100 and titled lower left. Inscribed and signed by the artist inside card. Includes Sahelian Masquerades exhibition catalog for MOJA arts festival, Charleston, South Carolina. Biography from Steptoe.com: Considered one of the founders of modern Nigerian art, Bruce Onobrakpeya was born into the Urhobo people in 1932 in Delta State, in southern Nigeria. His father was an Urhobo carver. He was brought up as a Christian, but also learned Nigeria's traditional beliefs, myths and legends, elements which he later incorporated into his art. His family moved to Benin City where he attended Western Boys' High School and was introduced to art. With a government scholarship, he studied art and education at the Nigerian College of Art, Science, and Technology, Nigeria's first formal art school, located in Zaria, northern Nigeria, where he was trained in the Western tradition of representational art. After graduation he taught art at his former high school. While Onobrakpeya's formal education was in painting, he is also a sculptor and is considered Nigeria's foremost printmaker. Over his long career, he invented printmaking techniques of his own as well as experimented with existing ones. Most notable are his plastographs, a technique that he invented. A deep etching technique, the plastograph consists of engraving on a low relief surface made of zinc or similar material, and printed in the intaglio style, where the image is incised or etched into the surface capturing the ink, embossing the paper upon which the work is printed. Onobrakpeya is a founding member of the Zaria Art Society, established at a time when many African countries were struggling to gain freedom from colonial domination, and aimed at celebrating indigenous Nigerian cultures and freeing the country's visual arts from almost exclusive emphasis on Western artistic traditions. The goal was to blend indigenous art traditions with those from Western cultures to forge a uniquely Nigerian aesthetic. Onobrakpeya is also a founding member of the Society of Nigerian Artists, and has taught at numerous institutions in the United States, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe. His works can be found at the Tate Modern in London; the Museum of African Art in Washington, DC; the Vatican Museum in Rome; among others in Sweden, the Netherlands, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Germany.

            Ripley Auctions
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigerian (b. 1932), Ogbesia Vayeroye (Minstrel And Wife), 1992, plastograph deep color etching, 10 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W (sheet), 11" H x 8 1/2" W (catalog)
            Dec. 16, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigerian (b. 1932), Ogbesia Vayeroye (Minstrel And Wife), 1992, plastograph deep color etching, 10 1/2" H x 7 3/4" W (sheet), 11" H x 8 1/2" W (catalog)

            Est: $400 - $600

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Nigerian, (b. 1932) Ogbesia Vayeroye (Minstrel And Wife), 1992 plastograph deep color etching Miniature plastograph greeting card. Pencil signed and dated lower right, numbered 97/100 and titled lower left. Inscribed and signed by the artist inside card. Includes Sahelian Masquerades exhibition catalog for MOJA arts festival, Charleston, South Carolina. Biography from Steptoe.com: Considered one of the founders of modern Nigerian art, Bruce Onobrakpeya was born into the Urhobo people in 1932 in Delta State, in southern Nigeria. His father was an Urhobo carver. He was brought up as a Christian, but also learned Nigeria's traditional beliefs, myths and legends, elements which he later incorporated into his art. His family moved to Benin City where he attended Western Boys' High School and was introduced to art. With a government scholarship, he studied art and education at the Nigerian College of Art, Science, and Technology, Nigeria's first formal art school, located in Zaria, northern Nigeria, where he was trained in the Western tradition of representational art. After graduation he taught art at his former high school. While Onobrakpeya's formal education was in painting, he is also a sculptor and is considered Nigeria's foremost printmaker. Over his long career, he invented printmaking techniques of his own as well as experimented with existing ones. Most notable are his plastographs, a technique that he invented. A deep etching technique, the plastograph consists of engraving on a low relief surface made of zinc or similar material, and printed in the intaglio style, where the image is incised or etched into the surface capturing the ink, embossing the paper upon which the work is printed. Onobrakpeya is a founding member of the Zaria Art Society, established at a time when many African countries were struggling to gain freedom from colonial domination, and aimed at celebrating indigenous Nigerian cultures and freeing the country's visual arts from almost exclusive emphasis on Western artistic traditions. The goal was to blend indigenous art traditions with those from Western cultures to forge a uniquely Nigerian aesthetic. Onobrakpeya is also a founding member of the Society of Nigerian Artists, and has taught at numerous institutions in the United States, Nigeria, and Zimbabwe. His works can be found at the Tate Modern in London; the Museum of African Art in Washington, DC; the Vatican Museum in Rome; among others in Sweden, the Netherlands, Zimbabwe, Kenya, and Germany.

            Ripley Auctions
          • Esirigbo
            Oct. 19, 2023

            Esirigbo

            Est: £5,000 - £7,000

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Nigerian b.1932 Esirigbo signed and editioned (lower left) plastocast Executed in 2006

            Sotheby's
          • Four Bird Mask II
            Oct. 19, 2023

            Four Bird Mask II

            Est: £5,000 - £7,000

            DESCRIPTION Bruce Onobrakpeya Nigerian b.1932 Four Bird Mask II acrylic on canvas 101 by 72cm., 39¾ by 28⅜in. Executed in 2003

            Sotheby's
          • Four Bird Mask I
            Oct. 19, 2023

            Four Bird Mask I

            Est: £5,000 - £7,000

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Nigerian b.1932 Four Bird Mask I 104 by 80cm., 41 by 31½in. acrylic on canvas Executed in 2003

            Sotheby's
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA (B. 1932) Erukperu copper foil relief on board 79 1/8 x 2
            Oct. 14, 2023

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA (B. 1932) Erukperu copper foil relief on board 79 1/8 x 2

            Est: £8,000 - £12,000

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA (B. 1932) Erukperu copper foil relief on board 79 1/8 x 26 ¾in. (201.1 x 68cm.)

            Christie's
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, born 1932) Ekpaen Mueli Rame (framed)
            Oct. 12, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, born 1932) Ekpaen Mueli Rame (framed)

            Est: £2,000 - £3,000

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, born 1932) Ekpaen Mueli Rame dated and signed 'sept 1971/ Bruce Onobrakpeya' (lower right); inscribed 'Deep Etching' (lower centre); editioned, titled and enscribed '7/30 Ekpaen Mueli Rame (metalhase)' (lower left) metal relief 61 x 47cm (24 x 18 1/2in). (framed)

            Bonhams
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, born 1932) Eghrighri II
            Oct. 12, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, born 1932) Eghrighri II

            Est: £2,000 - £3,000

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, born 1932) Eghrighri II signed and dated with the artists signature/ 'ONOBRAKPEYA/ 1985' (lower right), further numbered and titled '7/30/ EGHRIGHRI/ II' (lower left); further inscribed '130' (verso) Plastocast (metal foil relief), mounted to board 66 x 93cm (26 x 36 5/8in).

            Bonhams
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA GEOMETRIC RELIEF COMPOSITION
            Aug. 25, 2023

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA GEOMETRIC RELIEF COMPOSITION

            Est: $3,000 - $5,000

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), "Geometric Relief", 1984, plastocast relief on a thin sheet of metal depicting geometric shapes, monogrammed with interlocking BO, etched onobrakpeya, and dated to lower right, framed. Approximate measurements: metal h. 18. 5", w. 58. 375", frame h. 20", w. 54", d. 1".

            Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
          • Bruce Obomeyoma Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, b. 1932)
            Jul. 23, 2023

            Bruce Obomeyoma Onobrakpeya (Nigerian, b. 1932)

            Est: -

            "Ohworigita" (The guitar), 1984 , Color etching (plastograph relief), 25 x 30 cm, Hand-signed, titled, dated and numbered "39/75"

            Yair Art Gallery
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigéria, né en 1932) Life in Aravbarie, Oba Aka I (deux oeuvres)
            Jul. 06, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigéria, né en 1932) Life in Aravbarie, Oba Aka I (deux oeuvres)

            Est: €2,000 - €2,500

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigéria, né en 1932) Life in Aravbarie, Oba Aka I (deux oeuvres) (i) Life in Aravbarie 1981 signé, daté et situé ' Bruce Onobrakpeya Lagos 1981' en bas à droite et titré et numéroté ' Life in Aravbarie 1/30' en bas à gauche relief en métal monté sur panneau de bois signed, dated and situated ' Bruce Onobrakpeya Lagos 1981' lower right and further titled and numbered ' Life in Aravbarie 1/30' lower left metal etching, mounted on board 61 x 87 cm. (24 x 34 1/4in.) (ii) Oba Aka I 1980 signé, daté et situé ' Bruce Onobrakpeya Lagos February 1980' en bas à droite et titré et numéroté ' Oba Aka 9/20' en bas à gauche gravure sur papier (base argentée) signed, dated and inscribed ' Bruce Onobrakpeya Lagos February 1980' lower right and further titled and numbered ' Oba Aka 9/20' lower left deep etching (silver brown base) 68 x 50 cm. (26 3/4 x 19 11/16in.)

            Bonhams
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), 'Ornaments II', Plastograph, signed and numbered 31/45, located Lagos, and dated Aug. 1986 Frame: 32 x 13 in. (81.3 x 33 cm.)
            Jun. 27, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), 'Ornaments II', Plastograph, signed and numbered 31/45, located Lagos, and dated Aug. 1986 Frame: 32 x 13 in. (81.3 x 33 cm.)

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), 'Ornaments II', Plastograph, signed and numbered 31/45, located Lagos, and dated Aug. 1986

            Weschler's
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKEPEYA (NIGERIAN, B.1932) - STUDIES FROM MY SKETCH BOOK, ETCHING, 1970.
            Jun. 26, 2023

            BRUCE ONOBRAKEPEYA (NIGERIAN, B.1932) - STUDIES FROM MY SKETCH BOOK, ETCHING, 1970.

            Est: $300 - $600

            Bruce Onobrakepeya (Nigeria, b.1932) - Studies from My Sketch Book, Etching, 1970. Signed, dated, titled and numbered - 1/50. 59.5x45cm. Bruce Obomeyoma Onobrakpeya is a Nigerian printmaker, painter and sculptor. He has exhibited at the Tate Modern in London, the National Museum of African Art of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. and the Malmo Konsthall in Malmo, Sweden.The National Gallery of Modern Art, Lagos has an exhibit of colourful abstract canvases by Onobrakpeya and his works can be found at the Virtual Museum of Modern Nigerian Art, although no exhibitions were showing as of October 2017. Bruce Onobrakpeya is amongst the most successful artists to have emerged in West Africa during the 20th century, with continuing and commanding influence on the generation of artists in Nigeria, who have come to maturity in the post colonial period.

            Pasarel
          • Bruce Onobrakepeya, born 1932, graphic portfolio
            Jun. 23, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakepeya, born 1932, graphic portfolio

            Est: €250 - €400

            Bruce Onobrakepeya, born 1932, graphic portfolio, Lagos 1982, 29 double sheets with reproductions of various works between 1962 and 1981, sheets labeled and signed by hand. Ed. 127/250, red linen portfolio, age; contemporary Nigerian artist, European-Britishinfluenced studies at the Nigerian College of Arts, numerous international collection representations and exhibitions, including Tate Modern 2001, representative of a decolonized and independent African art, dealswith traditional West African themes in Western influences . German Description: Bruce Onobrakepeya, geb. 1932, Grafikmappe, Lagos 1982, 29 Doppelblätter mit Reproduktionen veschiedener Werke zwischen 1962 und 1981, Blätter bez. und handsigniert. Ed. 127/250, rote Leinenmappe, Alterssp.; zeitgenössischer nigerianischer Künstler, europäische-britisch geprägtes Studium am Nigerian College of Arts, zahlreiche internationale Sammlungsvertretungen u. Ausstellungen, u.a. Tate Modern 2001, Vertreter einer dekolonisierten u. unabhängigen afrikanischen Kunst, verhandelt in westlicher Prägungen traditionell westafrikanische Themen

            Henry's Auktionshaus
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigeria (1937), Bokolo, Deep Etching 20/50
            Jun. 04, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya, Nigeria (1937), Bokolo, Deep Etching 20/50

            Est: $400 - $600

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Nigeria (1937) Bokolo Deep Etching 20/50

            Theodore Bruce
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya Bovine Statue w Umbrella Etching
            May. 18, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Bovine Statue w Umbrella Etching

            Est: $500 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Bovine Statue with Umbrella and Pipe Etching. Measures 12 inches x 9 inches.

            Greenwich Auction
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya "Ascension" Print
            May. 11, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya "Ascension" Print

            Est: $1,000 - $1,200

            Bruce Onobrakpeya "Ascension" Print. Measures 12.5 inches x 10 inches.

            Greenwich Auction
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya "Images Miniatures III" Print
            May. 11, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya "Images Miniatures III" Print

            Est: $1,000 - $1,200

            Bruce Onobrakpeya "Images Miniatures III" Print. Measures 12 inches x 8.5 inches.

            Greenwich Auction
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya "Two Beggars" Plastograph
            May. 11, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya "Two Beggars" Plastograph

            Est: $800 - $1,200

            Bruce Onobrakpeya "Two Beggars" Additive Plastograph ( Deep Etching). Measures 18 inches x 12 inches.

            Greenwich Auction
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya "Images II" Etching
            May. 11, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya "Images II" Etching

            Est: $200 - $300

            Bruce Onobrakpeya "Images II" Etching. Measures 12 inches x 11 inches.

            Greenwich Auction
          • Bruce Onobrakpeya Bovine Statue w Umbrella Etching
            May. 04, 2023

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Bovine Statue w Umbrella Etching

            Est: $500 - $800

            Bruce Onobrakpeya Bovine Statue with Umbrella and Pipe Etching. Measures 12 inches x 9 inches.

            Greenwich Auction
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA ETCHING
            Mar. 28, 2023

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA ETCHING

            Est: $200 - $300

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA (Nigeria, b.1932) etching, "Studies of Nigerian Musical Instruments." Pencil signed lower right, dated 1975, titled lower left, edition 30/30, 16.25" x 26.75" (image), 23" x 33.5" (frame). Lot includes a Bruce Onobrakpeya book.

            O'Gallerie
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA "ARO OGUA ORISE" METAL FOIL RELIEF
            Mar. 05, 2023

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA "ARO OGUA ORISE" METAL FOIL RELIEF

            Est: -

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Born 1932) "Aro Ogua Orise" Metal Foil Relief. Artist signed and dated lower right, titled lower left. Bruce Onobrakepeya was born in 1932. During his high school years, the Nigerian artist visited drawing courses at the British Council Art Club in Benin City. In 1957, he began his art studies at the Nigerian College of Arts, Science and Technology. In 1962, he received his diploma. He then taught for several years at St. Gregory's College in Lagos. Bruce is particularly interested in printmaking. He attended several workshops in Nigeria and the United States, and developed experimentally individual printing techniques. Onobrakepeyas works have been shown in solo and group exhibitions worldwide, including at the Tate Modern in London, and the National Museum of African Art at the Smithsonian. Artist: Bruce Onobrakpeya Title: "Aro Ogua Orise" Medium: Metal Foil Relief Circa/Year: 1984 Signature Type: Signed Signature Location: Lower Right Edition: 4/30 Site Measurement: 20 x 53.5 in. Image Keywords: African, contemporary, modern; Ref: BD2022

            Bradford's
          • Onobrakpeya, Bruce: Boat regatta
            Mar. 04, 2023

            Onobrakpeya, Bruce: Boat regatta

            Est: €500 - €700

            Bruce Onobrakpeya 1932 Nigeria Boat Regatta Color etching on paper; H 489 mm, W 663 mm; signed and dated lower right ''Bruce Onobrakpeya Lagos December 1973''; numbered lower left ''4/9 (Artist proof Boat regatta (green base)''; inscribed lower center ''deep etching''

            Peter Karbstein - Kunst und Auktionshaus
          • Onobrakpeya, Bruce: Hunting rabbits and birds
            Mar. 04, 2023

            Onobrakpeya, Bruce: Hunting rabbits and birds

            Est: €800 - €1,000

            Bruce Onobrakpeya 1932 Nigeria Hunting Rabbits and Birds Linocut on paper; H 842 mm, W 595 mm; signed lower right ''Bruce Onobrakpeya Lagos June 1977''; inscribed lower center ''Lino engraving hunting rabbits and birds''; numbered lower left ''1/50''

            Peter Karbstein - Kunst und Auktionshaus
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKEPEYA (1932), 1982 "AMWA" FARBRADIERUNG
            Feb. 24, 2023

            BRUCE ONOBRAKEPEYA (1932), 1982 "AMWA" FARBRADIERUNG

            Est: -

            Bruce ONOBRAKEPEYA (1932), 1982 "Amwa" Farbradierung, E.A. ger/Glas, verso Schreiben des Künstlers, RG 93x44 cm

            Auktionshalle Cuxhaven
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA (NIGERIAN B.1932)
            Feb. 22, 2023

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA (NIGERIAN B.1932)

            Est: £300 - £500

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA (NIGERIAN B.1932) Emabo Ojota 1984 signed, dated, titled and numbered 62/45 in pencil additive plastograph in colours on wove plate 22.8 x 27.6cm framed Note: Bruce Onobrakpeya is a pioneering printmaker, sculptor and painter. He is considered Nigeria's foremost print maker, renowned for his innovative techniques and unique style which aims to decolonise art from western naratives. This lot is an example of his additive plastograph technique, which uses a form of deep etching on a low relief plate to create richly textured intaglio prints. His work draws inspiration from Nigerian folklaw, art history and landscape along with Christian iconography, Greek mythology and the natural world.

            Chiswick Auctions
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA "THUNDER MASK" M/M & FOIL RELIEF
            Jan. 13, 2023

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA "THUNDER MASK" M/M & FOIL RELIEF

            Est: $300 - $500

            Bruce Onobrakpeya (Nigerian b. 1932), "Thunder Mask", mixed media and metal foil relief depicting an African Mask Approx. resin and metal h. 4", w. 2.75". Frame h. 18.75", w. 16", d. 2".

            Ahlers & Ogletree Inc.
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'MAI NONO' (1984)
            Dec. 09, 2022

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'MAI NONO' (1984)

            Est: €400 - €800

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'MAI NONO' (1984) Etching in colours on paper. Visual size 31 x 25 cm, print size 28 x 23 cm (f. 47.5 x 41 cm). Signed and dated 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' lower right, numbered and titled '13/15 Mai Nono' lower left, 'Deep Etching (Plastograph)' lower center. Minimally stained. Framed in a passe-partout and behind glass (unopened). BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'MAI NONO' (1984) Farbradierung auf Papier. SM 31 x 25 cm, DM 28 x 23 cm (R. 47,5 x 41 cm). Unten rechts handsigniert und datiert 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984', unten links Exemplarnummer und betitelt '13/15 Mai Nono', unten Mitte 'Deep Etching (Plastograph)'. Minimalst fleckig. Im Passepartout und hinter Glas gerahmt (ungeöffnet).

            Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'ELEMU II' (1984)
            Dec. 09, 2022

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'ELEMU II' (1984)

            Est: €250 - €500

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'ELEMU II' (1984) Colour plastograph (deep etching). Print size 28 x 22,5 cm (f. 51 x 39,5 cm). Signed, dated and inscribed in pencil at lower right 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' and numbered at lower left '20/75'. Mounted and framed behind glass (unopened). BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'ELEMU II' (1984) Farbplastografie (Deep Etching). DM 28 x 22,5 cm (R. 51 x 39,5 cm). Unten rechts mit Bleistift handsigniert, datiert und bez. 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' sowie unten links nummeriert '20/75'. Im Passepartout und hinter Glas gerahmt (ungeöffnet).

            Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'KURUMA' (1984)
            Dec. 09, 2022

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'KURUMA' (1984)

            Est: €250 - €500

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'KURUMA' (1984) Colour plastograph (deep etching). Print size 27,7 x 22,7 cm (f. 51 x 39,5 cm). Signed, dated and inscribed in pencil at lower right 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' and numbered at lower left '18/75'. Mounted and framed behind glass (unopened). BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'KURUMA' (1984) Farbplastografie (Deep Etching). DM 27,7 x 22,7 cm (R. 51 x 39,5 cm). Unten rechts mit Bleistift handsigniert, datiert und bez. 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' sowie unten links nummeriert '18/75'. Im Passepartout und hinter Glas gerahmt (ungeöffnet).

            Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'ORAKPO UORERINVBIN MUABO' (1984)
            Dec. 09, 2022

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'ORAKPO UORERINVBIN MUABO' (1984)

            Est: €250 - €500

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'ORAKPO UORERINVBIN MUABO' (1984) Colour plastograph (deep etching). Print size 28 x 23 cm (f. 51 x 39,5 cm). Signed, dated and inscribed 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' in pencil at lower right and numbered '4/7' at lower left. Mounted and framed behind glass (unopened). BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'ORAKPO UORERINVBIN MUABO' (1984) Farbplastografie (Deep Etching). DM 28 x 23 cm (R. 51 x 39,5 cm). Unten rechts mit Bleistift handsigniert, datiert und bez. 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' sowie unten links nummeriert '4/7'. Im Passepartout und hinter Glas gerahmt (ungeöffnet).

            Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'ERHME' (1984)
            Dec. 09, 2022

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'ERHME' (1984)

            Est: €250 - €500

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'ERHME' (1984) Colour plastograph (deep etching). 22,5 x 27,5 cm (f. 39,5 x 51 cm). Signed, dated and inscribed in pencil at lower right 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' and numbered at lower left '60/75'. Mounted and framed behind glass (unopened). BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'ERHME' (1984) Farbplastografie (Deep Etching). 22,5 x 27,5 cm (R. 39,5 x 51 cm). Unten rechts mit Bleistift handsigniert, datiert und bez. 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' sowie unten links nummeriert '60/75'. Im Passepartout und hinter Glas gerahmt (ungeöffnet).

            Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf
          • BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'OHWORIGILA' (1984)
            Dec. 09, 2022

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 'OHWORIGILA' (1984)

            Est: €250 - €500

            BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'OHWORIGILA' (1984) Colour plastograph (deep etching). 22,5 x 27,5 cm (f. 39,5 x 51 cm). Signed, dated and inscribed in pencil at lower right 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' and numbered at lower left '35/75'. Mounted and framed behind glass (unopened). BRUCE ONOBRAKPEYA 1932 Agbara-Otor, Nigeria 'OHWORIGILA' (1984) Farbplastografie (Deep Etching). 22,5 x 27,5 cm (R. 39,5 x 51 cm). Unten rechts mit Bleistift handsigniert, datiert und bez. 'Bruce Onobrakpeya Ibadam March 1984' sowie unten links nummeriert '35/75'. Im Passepartout und hinter Glas gerahmt (ungeöffnet).

            Hargesheimer Kunstauktionen Düsseldorf
          • Onobrakpeya Bruce
            Nov. 26, 2022

            Onobrakpeya Bruce

            Est: CHF480 - CHF600

            Oranmiyan 15/30. Signiert. Datiert 1981. Vom Künstler betitelt. Untere linke Ecke auf Holz ausgebrochen. Ungerahmt Ausrufdatum: 26.11.2022 Ungefähre Ausrufzeit: 10:14 MEZ

            Auktionshaus Zofingen
          • Onobrakpeya Bruce
            Nov. 26, 2022

            Onobrakpeya Bruce

            Est: CHF400 - CHF500

            Edido (Blue Base) 18/20. Signiert. Datiert 1976. Bezeichnet "Deep Etching" und "Lagos". Gerahmt unter Passepartout Ausrufdatum: 26.11.2022 Ungefähre Ausrufzeit: 10:13 MEZ

            Auktionshaus Zofingen
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