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Ben Enwonwu’s 1971 painting "Christine" fetches £1.1m after Google search
18 Oct 2019
Painting by Ben Enwonwu, a Nigerian artist named "African Mona Lisa" originally christened as 'Christine' has been sold at auction in London for £1.1m after the family who owned it googled the signature and realised its importance.
Long-lost Nigerian 'Mona Lisa' goes on show back home
6 Nov 2018
It went missing for 40 years, but now "Tutu" by the late Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu has gone on show again in its home country, at the Art X event in Lagos.
Ben Enwonwu's art found
12 Feb 2018
A missing Nigerian portrait that has been missing for more than 40 years has been discovered in a flat in north London.