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Veteran Alan Donovan Is Dead

The 83-year-old veteran art collector and the founder of the African Heritage, Alan Donovan has passed away.

According to a statement from African Heritage Estate management, Donovan died in his sleep on Sunday morning at his Arthi River home.

The celebrated art collector came to Africa over 50 years ago and is also among the last generation of white settlers who was dedicated to preserving and researching Kenyan history.

His gallery, a pinnacle-rated visitor attraction, is positioned along Mombasa road in Arthi River. it's far a masterpiece of the African culture and consists of a useful series of African art he gathered over the years in Africa.

Overlooking Nairobi’s country wide park, the gallery sits on a hill in an eight-acre piece of land.

It was built among the years 1989 and 1994 by means of Alan Donovan, who modelled it with inspiration drawn from the dust architecture of the exceptional Mosque of Djenné in Mali.

Additionally an writer, he is credited as a man who spent his existence documenting and telling memories of Africa in lots of newspapers and books inclusive of My journey via African historical past, African elegance, An American in Africa, 'Black splendor thru the a long time'.

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