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Canvas Prints

Valarie Napawanetz

West River, United States

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Sizing Information

Small 12.0" x 7.6"
Medium 18.0" x 11.3"
Large 24.0" x 15.1"
X large 30.0" x 18.9"


  • Each print is individually stretched and constructed for your order
  • Epson pigment inks using Giclée inkjets to ensure a long life
  • UV protection provided by a clear lacquer
  • Cotton/poly blend Canson canvas for brighter whites and even stretching


Wall Art


Artist's Description

While walking in a wadi or dried river bed outside the village of Illela, Niger where I was working at a women’s health clinic, I met a member of a Tuareg family who was sick with bronchitis. I invited him to come for medical treatment, something which he had been previously denied. From that point on, we were friends, and I spent much of my free time getting to know his extended family. Omar was one of the younger men. While traveling by moped to the large Sunday market in Tahoua, I met him during the rainy season. He had contracted malaria and was very ill. I rushed him to the hospital, but he did not survive the high fever that had already taken over his body. Life in the Sahel is fragile and fleeting. Shot with a Topcon 35mm camera and Tri-X film.

Canvas Prints Tags

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africa niger tuareg

Artwork Comments

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  • Valarie Napawanetz
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