A recently found Ben Enwonwu painting has sold at seven times its valuation for $1.4 million

Ciku Kimeria
A recently found Ben Enwonwu painting has sold at seven times its valuation for $1.4 million

The portrait, Christine, was by one of the most revered African artists of the 20th century, Ben Enwonwu. The captivating sitter was Christine Elizabeth Davis, an American hair stylist of West Indian descent. The painting was completed in under a week as Christine was able to hold her pose for as long as needed.