People and Portraits Paintings from West Africa(594 items)
Welcome to the People and Portraits Paintings from West Africa Gallery at NOVICA.
"I paint on any kind of theme which appeals to me regardless of the challenges involved. My philosophy is to paint on whatever thing that motivates me."
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Popular People and Portraits Paintings from West Africa
Signed Impressionist Painting of Two Children from Ghana, "Precious"$704.99
Celebrating the beauty of Ghanaian youth, Emmanuel Kwesi Nyarkoh paints a fantastic, vibrant composition that depicts two girls washing their hands at a tap. Inspired by impressionism, this painting features a striking style that emphasizes and distinguishes the individual brushstroke, allowing the blue background to run down the canvas.
Signed Impressionist Painting of a Man with a Cow from Ghana, "Hopeful"$474.99
Emmanuel Kwesi Nyarkoh reflects on the bond shared between man and animal, depicting a Ghanaian shepherd with a pair of cows. Painting with colors of brown and beige, the artist works in the impressionist style, emphasizing individual brushstrokes.
Modern Ghanaian Signed Painting of Four Women, "Fallen Conversation"$814.99
Women carry bowls and gourds on their heads as they go about their daily chores. Frank Coffie depicts the stylized figures with elongated shapes that convey their grace. In many parts of West Africa, it is common to carry water home from lakes and rivers and the task usually falls to women. "It's customary to pause for a conversation on the shore," the artist explains. "Appreciate every moment."