Veranda Post

Akin Fakeye, Nigerian, born 1936


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early 1960s


Overall: 70 7/8 × 3 5/8 × 3 1/8 in. (180 × 9.2 × 8 cm)

Overall: 73 7/16 × 11 3/16 × 11 5/16 in. (186.5 × 28.4 × 28.7 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, carved, on front, bottom section of post: AKIN.FAKEYE

Course History

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

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; to his brother Lamidi Fakeye; given to Ginna Fleming and Murray Frank (Peace Corps Volunteers), about 1963; given to present collection, 2013.

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