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Ben Enwonwu’s painting ‘Tutu’ auctioned for record £1.2m

Ben Enwonwu’s painting ‘Tutu’ auctioned for record £1.2m

A long-lost portrait of a Nigerian princess dubbed the “African Mona Lisa” sold at auction in London on Wednesday for £1.2 million (1.4 million euros, $1.7 million), exceeding estimates and setting a record for the artist. The 1974 painting of Adetutu “Tutu” Ademiluyi, by Nigerian artist Ben Enwonwu, was expected to fetch up to £300,000 […] …

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