Johannesburg: 1945. NTULE, Jabulani. unbound. Pencil drawing with watercolor. Image measures 11" x 15" very good.
Jabulani Ntuli (1898-1988) was a South African self taught artist, who sought to depict his surroundings and Zulu life. This piece is from his early career, when he was working as a gardener and domestic worker. With mountains in the background, Ntuli depicts a circular settlement of huts and a crowd of warriors. Small chip and tear at lower right corner.