"Watchful Ancestor" by Richard Mteki
Title: ‘Watchful Ancestor’
Dimensions: 13.5'' x 6'' x 5''
Artist: Richard Mteki
Richard was born in 1947 in Harare. He showed
artistic talent early. Encouraged by his brother
Boira, he attended workshops at the National
Gallery in Harare & began to experiment with
sculpture. His first work was exhibited in the
Annual Exhibition of the National Gallery in 1965.
Richard Mteki is now one of the most prominent
& collectable names in Zimbabwean sculpture.
His sculpture has been commissioned for state
buildings and as gifts for foreign dignitaries.