Edward's Legacy

Peter Gayo

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Introducing the striking and unique painting of a strangely drawn cheetah. This one-of-a-kind piece of art is sure to catch the eye of anyone who appreciates the beauty of the animal kingdom. With its bold lines and bright colors, this painting is an homage to the classic Tingatinga style.

Tingatinga is an art form that originated in Tanzania in the 1960s. The style is characterized by its use of bright colors and bold lines, often depicting animals in their natural habitats. Edward Tingatinga, the artist who gave his name to the style, was one of the first painters to use this style to depict the animals of the African savanna.

This painting is inspired by one of Tingatinga's earliest works, which also featured a cheetah. The cheetah is a symbol of speed and grace, and has long been a favorite subject of artists and animal lovers alike. This particular cheetah, however, is drawn in a style that is uniquely its own. The lines are exaggerated and whimsical, giving the animal a cartoonish appearance that is both playful and striking.

The use of bright colors in this painting is also typical of the Tingatinga style. The background is a deep blue, suggesting the vastness of the African sky. The overall effect is both bold and striking, capturing the essence of the African savanna in a single image. One of the things that makes this painting so special is its connection to the Tingatinga tradition. Tingatinga paintings are highly prized by collectors around the world, and are recognized as a unique and important form of African art. This painting, with its homage to Edward Tingatinga's early work, is a testament to the enduring popularity of this style.

Tingatinga's cheetah painting is a great example of how he used bold colors, simplified forms, and strong lines to capture the essence of African wildlife in his art. His unique style of painting became very popular in Tanzania and beyond, and inspired a whole movement of Tingatinga artists who continue to create beautiful and vibrant paintings today.

Sadly, Tingatinga died at a young age in 1972, but his legacy lives on through his artwork and the Tingatinga art movement that he inspired. Today, Tingatinga paintings are highly sought after by collectors and art enthusiasts around the world, and can be found in museums, galleries, and private collections.

But this painting is more than just a tribute to a classic style. It is also a work of art in its own right, with its own unique personality and style. The strangely drawn cheetah is a symbol of the artist's creativity and imagination, and is sure to bring joy and delight to anyone who sees it.

Whether you are an art collector or simply someone who loves animals, this painting is sure to capture your heart. Its bold lines, bright colors, and playful spirit make it a true masterpiece of the Tingatinga style. So why wait? Add this beautiful piece of art to your collection today, and experience the magic of the African savanna in your own home.


Medium: Painting : oil, acrylic, ink
Themes: Handmade African Art
Support: Canvas
Type: Unique work
Framing: Not framed
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Handcrafted in Tanzania
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    Size Guide

    Centimeters (CM)

    Inches (IN)

    50CM x 40CM

    19 11/16 in X 15 3/4 in

    50CM x 50CM

    19 11/16 in X 19 11/16 in

    60CM x 60CM

    23 5/8 in X 23 5/8 in

    70CM x 50CM

    27 9/16 in X 19 11/16 in

    80CM x 60CM

    31 1/2 in X 23 5/8 in

    100CM x 80CM

    39 3/8 in X 31 1/2 in

    140CM x 110CM

    55 1/8 in X 43 5/16 in