Igor V. Babailov, Hon.RAA, KStA

Recent Official Portraits

Nelson Mandela

President of South Africa (1994-1999)

Nobel Peace Prize Laureate

Official Portrait of Nelson Mandela (Graphite Drawing from Life), by Igor Babailov. Drawn from Life by Igor Babailov at the official ceremony in Ottawa, Canada, honoring Nelson Mandela with the Honorary Canadian citizenship. Upon completion, this life portrait was presented to Nelson Mandela by Canadian Prime Minister on behalf of the People of Canada.
Nelson Mandela
Official Portrait Sketch from Life
(Graphite)
Presidential Collection: South Africa

Drawn fast from Life sitting by Igor Babailov at an official ceremony honoring Nelson Mandela with the Honorary Canadian citizenship in Ottawa, Canada. As a historic commemoration of the occasion, a copy of this life portrait was presented by Canadian Prime Minister to Nelson Mandela on behalf of the People of Canada.

Igor Babailov with Nelson Mandela. Ottawa, Canada.
Ottawa, Canada, November 19, 2001