Ritual Gourd depicting A Goue

Andre Pierre, Haitian, 1914 - 2005

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collected 1966

Oil paint on a calabash (kwi)

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

2015.70.4

Geography

Place Made: Haiti, Caribbean, Central America

Period

20th century

Object Name

Ceremonial Artifact

Research Area

Americas

Not on view

Inscriptions

Inscribed, in black paint, lower center: A Goue; initialed, in black paint, upper right side: A. P.; inscribed, in black paint, on sail: Immamou

Course History

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

Provenance

The artist, Port-au-Prince, Haiti; sold to Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn, July 1966; collection of Micaela and Jack Mendelsohn, Washington, D.C., 1966-2015; given to present collection, 2015.

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