Mor Gueye, Reverse Glass Painting, 2002Searing Collection
Who would think reverse painting on glass would be so popular in Senegal, but apparently it has a longstanding and rich tradition. Portraits are popular subjects and so are scenes of everyday life.
Above are the paintings of Mor Gueye He is the internationally recognized master of the Senegalese art of reverse glass painting and his paintings are held by many public collections worldwide. At age 77, Mor Gueye continues to run an active studio in Dakar, Senegal where his work is avidly sought by private collectors.
This link leads to more of Mor Gueyer's reverese glass paintings and some background on the art form.