Standing Male Figure

Shambaa people, Tanzania, Eastern Africa, Africa

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19th-early 20th century

Wood, organic substances

Overall: 18 7/16 x 3 15/16 x 3 3/8 in. (46.8 x 10 x 8.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman 1940 Acquisition Fund

2003.32.35527

Geography/Culture

Africa, Eastern Africa, Tanzania

Period

19th-20th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Course History

ARTH 16.2, Picasso: The Vollard Suite, Michael R.Taylor, Fall 2013

AAAS 11, Introduction to African Studies, Naaborko Sackeyfio, Spring 2013

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

ANTH 17, The Anthropology of Health and Illness, Sienna Craig, Spring 2012

REL 53, Religion, Healing and Medicine, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2012

Exhibition History

Evolving Perspectives: Highlights from the African Art Collection at the Hood Museum of Art, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26, 2013-April 6, 2014.

Collectanea: The Museum as Hunter and Gatherer, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, May 21, 2005-February 12, 2006.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 29.

Provenance

Collected in the villlage of Bumbuli, Lushoto District, Tanga Region, Tanzania; Axis Gallery, New York; sold to present collection, 2003.

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