Femmes du Maroc #23 (The Women of Morocco #23)

Lalla Essaydi, Moroccan, born 1965



C41 print mounted on aluminum

Overall: 60 × 48 in. (152.4 × 121.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the Robert J. Strasenburgh II 1942 Fund

© Lalla Essaydi



Africa, Northern Africa, Morocco


21st century

Object Name





Not on view

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

Exhibition History

Undercover: Performing and Transforming Black Female Identities, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, Georgia, September 10-December 5, 2009.

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

Brian P. Kennedy and Emily Shubert Burke, Modern and Contemporary Art at Dartmouth: Highlights from the Hood Museum of Art, Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College, 2009 p.209, no.274.

Barbara Thompson, Black Womanhood: Images, Icons, and Ideologies of the African Body, Seattle: University of Washington Press [Hanover: Trustees of Dartmouth College], 2008, p. 347, plate 126.


Howard Yezerski Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts; sold to present collection, 2006.

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