"1079. Afrique Occidentale - Fille Foulah" (Western Africa - Foulah Girl)

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

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early 20th century

Photo offset lithograph postcard

Overall: 5 3/8 × 3 7/16 in. (13.7 × 8.8 cm)

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

2006.18.11

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Senegal

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, top center: 1079. Afrique Occidentale - Fille Foulah; printed, in black ink, along right side: Collection Generale de l' A.O.F., Fortier, Dakar-Reprod. interd.

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.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Fortier no. 1079

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