Untitled (Reclining Woman)

Malick Sidibe, Malian, 1936 - 2016, Mali, Western Africa, Africa

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1969

Gelatin silver print, painted glass frame

Overall: 6 1/8 x 7 15/16 in. (15.5 x 20.1 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the James and Barbara Block Acquisitions Endowment

© Malick Sidibé

2005.19

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Mali

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Africa

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Dated and signed, in purple ink, bottom left to right: 1969 Malick Sidibe MS 2004

Course History

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

HIST 6.3, AAAS 88.2, WGST 38.2, Women and Gender in the African Diaspora, Rashauna Chenault, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

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.

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Galleries, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1-August 10, 2008; Davis Museum and Cultural Center, Wellesley College, Wellesley, Massachusetts, September 10-December 10, 2008; San Diego Museum of Art, San Diego, California, January 21-April 26, 2009.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 330, plate 111.

Provenance

Jack Shainman Gallery, New York; sold to present collection, 2005.

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