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Xhosa Chief - Tretchikoff Print

Xhosa Chief - Tretchikoff Print

Regular price R 15,000.00
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Xhosa Chief is an arresting portrait that delves into the heart of South African tribal heritage. In this piece, Tretchikoff masterfully encapsulates the dignity and commanding presence of a Xhosa Chief, reflecting his deep appreciation for the region’s rich cultural history. The painting portrays the chief in traditional attire, his face a canvas of intricate markings that signify his high rank.

Tretchikoff’s use of vivid colours and careful detailing brings the chief’s regal countenance to life, creating a dynamic visual dialogue between viewer and subject. The painting stands as a powerful depiction of South African tribal culture, and a testament to Tretchikoff’s ability to convey profound respect and understanding of diverse cultures through his art. It offers an intimate insight into a world steeped in tradition, strength, and a captivating heritage.


We offer 5 standard sizes for each artwork, either as unframed or framed prints (behind glass). 

The standard sizes reflect the dimensions of entire print.

For framed prints - the frame sits just outside of above mentioned dimensions. 


The manufacturing process is all done by hand, and to order, and takes us 5-10 working days. You will be notified as soon as the courier collects the order.

Thereafter, shipping time is usually 2-3 working days within South Africa and approximately 10-14 working days outside of South Africa.

Material & Colour

This fine art print is printed with Epson Ultra chrome Ink on 270gsm LFORD GALERIE Prestige Fine Art Textured Silk Paper, and certified with our exclusive embossed trademark. Kindly note colours and tones viewed on your computer screen do not reflect the exact tone of the physical print.

Look out for Tretchikoff's Pigeon

A familiar figure in many of Tretchikoff’s works, the pigeon signified good fortune. Each one of our prints is certified with an embossed pigeon in its bottom right corner to ensure it is an authentic licensed print.

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