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Signed Batik Painting of Marketgoers from Ghana, "Early Morning Marketgoers"

bySamuel Ashong: icon star icon star icon star icon star icon star (3)
"The early bird gets the worm," says Ghanaian artist Samuel Ashong. He... more

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"The early bird gets the worm," says Ghanaian artist Samuel Ashong. He uses the batik method for this painting, diligently applying a wax resist to cotton calico before dyeing it to depict a group of women in yellow. Standing with goods and baskets atop their heads, they arrive to the market early in the morning, taking advantage of the opportunity to sell more of their wares.

  • 0.29 kgs
  • 0.6 lbs
  • Mat: 66 cm W x 56 cm H
  • Mat: 26" W x 22" H
  • Artwork: 56 cm W x 40.5 cm H
  • Artwork: 22" W x 16" H

  • Dyes on cotton, cardstock mat
  • Arrives unframed
  • Signed by the artist
  • Mat included
  • Handcrafted batik art--colors and pattern placement will vary
  • Made in Ghana.
  • Certified and shipped by our office in West Africaicon info
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3

Verified Reviewer

10/23/2019

"Cant say enough."

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This is my second piece from Samuel and I love this one more than the first. Very gifted artist.

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Verified Reviewer

02/11/2018

"Beautiful Batik"

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The art is beautiful and will be a great addition to our home. The packaging did protect the batik, but the matting is creased on one entire short end.

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Fishing Canoes, Batik art

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Gift Occasion:
  • This was a gift for: Husband
  • Occasion: anniversary
From Brooklyn, New York, USA

Verified Reviewer

09/29/2017

"treasure from Africa"

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I made one African wall in my hallway. I have been to Africa many times, but I could not return with anything big...I love this picture of the women at the market in West Africa. It has modern and primitive elements as I see it, and it goes well with my other artifacts.

Purchased Item:

Queens of the Market, Handcrafted African Batik Cotton Wall Art

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Your Purchase Makes a Difference!

Samuel Ashong has received 6 microcredit loans with 0% interest from Kiva and Novica, the first for $300 and the most recent for $600. Proceeds were used to invest in the purchase of dyes and cotton for continued production.

 
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