ANDRÉ HALLET (Belgian, 1890-1959)

Tutsi prince (recto); Landscape with lake (verso)
signed 'A. Hallet' (lower right)
oil on board
58x50 cm (22 13/16 x 19 11/16 in).
London, Tate Britain, Seeing Africa, July 2006
"Based on this typical hairstyle, this man is Tutsi. Within the colonial context there was a fondness for the Tutsi, they were well-respected because of their sophistication."
Hassan Arero, anthropologist