Yoruba Kneeling Female Figure Holding a Bowl

Lamidi Fakeye, Yoruba / Nigerian, 1928 - 2009

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early 1960s

Wood

Overall: 12 5/8 × 2 3/4 × 4 in. (32 × 7 × 10.2 cm)

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

2013.98.2

Geography

Place Made: Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

Period

20th century

Object Name

Figure

Research Area

Africa

Not on view

Inscriptions

Signed, carved, on bottom of base: L.O. FAKEYE

Course History

ARTH 85, Senior Seminar in Theory and Method, Mary Coffey, Fall 2014

ARTH 17.2, AAAS 80.5, Twentieth-Century African Art , Ugochukwu Smooth Nzwei, Spring 2015

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.

Provenance

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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