Ritual Jar (govi) for Ezili Freda

Andre Pierre, Haitian, 1914 - 2005

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collected 1966

Oil paint on terracotta

Overall: 4 7/16 × 4 15/16 × 4 15/16 in. (11.2 × 12.5 × 12.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn, Class of 1956

2005.7.2

Geography

Place Made: Haiti, Caribbean, Central America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area

Americas

Not on view

Inscriptions

Initialled, in paint, right center edge of design: AP [underlined]; inscribed, in paint, bottom of design: E.F; inscribed, on bottom, in paint: ERZUlie / FREDA

Course History

REL 7, Dark Goddesses and Black Madonnas, Elizabeth Perez, Winter 2013

ANTH 50, AAAS 88, LACS 50, Haiti at the Crossroads, Chelsey Kivland, Spring 2013

REL 17, AAAS 83.5, African Religions of the Americas, Elizabeth Perez, Fall 2013

ANTH 50.4, AAAS 88.5, LACS 50.2, Race, Power, and Development in Global Haiti, Chelsey Kivland, Fall 2013

ANTH 7, Haiti and Its Visitors, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2019

Exhibition History

A Space for Dialogue 80, Visions of the Virgin: Manifestations of Mary and Personal Devotion, Jessica Womack, Class of 2014, Levinson Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 25 - March 9, 2014.

Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 11-December 12, 2005.

Publication History

Katherine W. Hart et al., Celebrating Twenty Years: Gifts in Honor of the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover, New Hampshire: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2005, pp. 68, ill. p. 69, cat. no. 25a.

Jessica Womack, Class of 2014, Levinson Intern, A Space for Dialogue 80, Visions of the Virgin: Manifestations of Mary and Personal Devotion, Hanover, New Hampshire: 2014, ill. p. 3.

Provenance

Jack and Micaela Mendelsohn, Washington, D.C.; given to present collection, 2005.

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