Lagos - A painting of Njideka Akunyili Crosby, the daughter of late Dora Akunyili has set a new record for the artist, reports Bellanaija.
Last Thursday at Sotheby’s Contemporary Art Evening Sale, her 2012 painting “Drown” was sold for $1 092 500.
The painting was estimated to sell for between $200 000 and $300 000.
The previous auction record for the artist was $93 750, set by her ‘Untitled’ work from 2011 at Sotheby’s New York in September 2016.
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