Lamidi Fakeye, Yoruba / Nigerian, 1928 - 2009


December 1963


Overall: 54 1/8 × 19 3/8 × 1 3/8 in. (137.5 × 49.2 × 3.5 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Ginna Fleming and Murray Frank



Place Made: Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa


20th century

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Not on view


Signed and dated, carved, upper center: CARVED BY / LAMIDI FAKEYE / DEC 1963

Exhibition History

Inventory: New Works and Conversations around African Art, Friends Gallery/Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 16-March 13, 2016.


The artist, Ibandan, Nigeria; sold to Ginna Fleming and Murray Frank (Peace Corps Volunteers),1962-1964; given to present collection, 2013.

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