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

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

First Year Student Enrichment Program – Cultures, Identities and Belongings, Colleen Lannon, Summer 2023

First Year Student Enrichment Program - Cultures, Identities and Belongings, Mokhtar Bouba, Summer 2023

Philosophy 1.11, Art: True, Beautiful, Nasty, John Kulvicki, Summer 2023

Writing 2.05, Why Write, Anyway?, Erkki Mackey, Fall 2023

Writing 5.24, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2023

Writing 5.25, Photographic Representations, Amanda Wetsel, Fall 2023

Anthropology 31.01, Women's Gender, and Sexuality Studies 36.01, Gender in Cross Cultural Perspectives, Sabrina Billings, Fall 2023

Anthropology 55.01, Anthropology of Global Health, Anne Sosin, Fall 2023

Exhibition History

Homecoming: Domesticity and Kinship in Global African Art, Harteveldt Family Gallery, Owen Robertson Cheatham Gallery, and Northeast Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth, Hanover, New Hampshire, July 22, 2023–May 25, 2024.

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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