24 Mauresque Couchee (Reclining Moorish Woman)

Unknown Algerian, Algerian

Share

1913

Photo offset lithograph postcard

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

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

2006.18.16

Publisher

Collection Idéale P.S. (P. Satragno), Algeria

Geography/Culture

Africa, Northern Africa, Algeria

Period

20th century

Object Name

Photograph

Classification

Photograph

Not on view

Inscription

Printed, in black ink, top center: 24 Mauresque couchee; On reverse, stamped in green ink: CARTES POSTALES DOCUMENTAIRES 19_ [with 66 handwritten in blue ink] / Collection / Louis / HESSENBRUCH / No __

Course History

REL 28.04, MES 19.05, WGSS 43.06, Gender in Islam, Zahra Ayubi, Spring 2020

WGST 41.4, Transnational Muslim Feminisms, Zahra. Ayubi, Fall 2014

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.

A Space for Dialogue 89, Goddesses, Models, and Prostitutes: An Exploration of the Reclining Female Nude, Olivia Field, Class of 2015, Kathryn Conroy Intern, Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 18-August 30, 2015.

Publication History

Olivia Field, A Space for Dialogue 89, Goddesses, Models, and Prostitutes: An Exploration of the Reclining Female Nude, Hanover, New Hampshire: Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, 2015, ill. p. 3.

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 205, plate 74.

Provenance

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

Catalogue Raisonne

Coll. Ideale P.S. no. 24

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

Noticed a mistake? Have some extra information about this object? Contact Us