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Nubian Woman | Art from Ghana | Art Sumo

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8 in x 25 in | unframed | Oil on Canvas

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Nubian Woman

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This painting beautifully illustrates the first people to live in civilization in Ethiopia. As this strong woman travels to the market with a basket on her head to purchase necessities for her family, she represents a typical day under the hot sun in Africa. This traditional Nubian woman is painted topless to depict the simplicity that was life during this time, and the turtle painted on her skirt represents her inner peace. Her face is purposely kept nondescript to focus on all Nubian women as a whole.

Artist: Samuel Bongo

Samuel Bongo in a Ghanaian artist who has been painting for the last fifteen years. Though he never received any formal artistic training, Samuel's work has been shown throughout many regions in Ghana. Sam is married and is a proud father of a three-month old son. Sam loves his home country of Ghana, and his sincere hope is to spread the message of unity and oneness through his artwork.

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