Dora Akunyili’s Daughter, Njideka Akunyili Crosby, Sells Artwork for N1.2bn

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One of Late Dora Akunyili daughters, Njideka Akunyili Crosby recently sold one of her artworks, ‘bush babies’ for the sum of N1.2 billion ($3.4 million). 

The painting called “Bush Babies” (2017) was estimated to be sold for $800,000 by Sotheby’s but it surprisingly sold for 3.4 million dollars.

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The ‘Bush Babies’ artwork was sold during an auction at the Christie’s in London, United Kingdom.

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This is definitely the first of many artworks that are going to sell for this price and higher. It was reported that at least 20 public museums are on a waiting list for works which  Njideka hasn’t even painted yet.

Credit: Fab Woman.ng

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