Durbar Series 1

This painting shows a battlefield scenery often simulated during the Durbar festivals in northern Nigeria. A squadron of horse riders is seen charging forward with spears in their hands in a show of strength and might.  Umeh creates an impressive display of power and royalty with secondary colours combined with speckles of blues and yellows. […]

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artiste Umeh Bede Lagos, Nigeria

Umeh Bede Ifeanyichukwu was born on the 12th of February 1965 in Jos Plateau State, Nigeria. Umeh enrolled into the famous Yaba College of Technology Lagos where he graduated with a Higher National Diploma (HND) in painting. He worked briefly as an illustrator with Arbil, an advertising agency in Bodija Ibadan before retiring into full-time […]

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This painting shows a battlefield scenery often simulated during the Durbar festivals in northern Nigeria. A squadron of horse riders is seen charging forward with spears in their hands in a show of strength and might.  Umeh creates an impressive display of power and royalty with secondary colours combined with speckles of blues and yellows. The Durbar is traditional to the north and regularly hosted to welcome foreign dignitaries and the coronation of royals.

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