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Sam Ntiro trained at Makerere College, Kampala and the Slade School of Fine Art, London. Encouraged by his teacher, Margaret Trowell, his work drew on his Lutheran religion and the traditions of his people, the Chagga, from near Mt. Kilimanjaro.
Ntiro posted the painting to Dunoon in 1967, along with a letter and a photograph of himself. The photograph had been taken in New York in 1960.
oil on canvas
H 50.7 x W 50.8 cm
S. J. Ntiro