Mambo Laily

Andre Pierre, Haitian, 1914 - 2005


about 1965

Oil on Masonite

Panel: 10 × 7 15/16 in. (25.4 × 20.1 cm)

Frame: 10 15/16 × 8 3/4 × 1 5/16 in. (27.8 × 22.3 × 3.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Gift of Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn, Class of 1956



Place Made: Haiti, Caribbean, Central America


20th century

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Research Area



Not on view


Signed, left center edge, in black paint: A.Pierre [underlined]; inscribed, lower center, beneath figure: Mambo Lailly

Course History

ANTH 7, Haiti and Its Visitors, Chelsey Kivland, Winter 2019

Spanish 60.04, Caribbean Afrodecendancies, Magdalena Lopez, Spring 2023

History 85.01, African and African American Studies 88.23, The Black Atlantic, Ernesto Mercado-Montero, Winter 2024


Jack and Micaela Mendelsohn, Washington, D.C.; given to present collection, 2014.

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