El Diablada (The Dancing Devils) Carnaval de Oruro Mask

Luis Jose Moreno, Bolivian, 20th century


late 1950s

Light Bulb, plaster, cloth, wood, mirror, and paint

Overall: 25 9/16 × 24 7/16 × 11 13/16 in. (65 × 62 × 30 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Jorge Dandler-Hanhart, Class of 1963



Place Made: Oruro, Bolivia, South America


20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact: Mask

Research Area


Not on view

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 4, Creating Under Pressure: Artistic Brilliance as a Symbol of Cultural Resilience, Kimberly Soderstrom, Class of 2002, Class of 1954 Hood Museum of Art Public Relations Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 9-April 14, 2002.

Faces of Culture: Masks from the Permanent Collection of the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1991-November 1, 1993.


Made by Luis Jose Moreno, Oruro, Bolivia for Jorge Dandler-Hanhart (born 1940, Class of 1963), in the late 1950's; given to the present collection, 1960.

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