"1327. Afrique Occidentale - Femme Arabe" (Western Africa - Arab Woman)

François-Edmond Fortier, French (worked in Dakar, Senegal), 1862 - 1928

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early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 5 7/16 × 3 7/16 in. (13.8 × 8.7 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Hood Museum of Art Acquisitions Fund

2006.18.10

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Senegal

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, top center: 1327. Afrique Occidentale - Femme Arabe; printed, in black ink, along left side, from bottom to top: Collection Generale de l' A.O.F. Fortier, Dakur - Reprod. Interd.

Course History

HIST 7.2, Harem: European Imaginations and Ottoman Realities, Zeynep Turkyilmaz, Katherine Hart, Amelia Kahl, Spring 2012

Exhibition History

Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, 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. 202, plate 69.

Provenance

Alexandre Przopiorski, Lyon, France; sold to present collection, 2006.

Catalogue Raisonne

Fortier no. 1327

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