Standing Male Figure

Middle Sepik River
Papua New Guinea

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early 20th century

Wood

Overall: 60 13/16 × 15 3/16 × 7 1/2 in. (154.5 × 38.5 × 19 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection; Partial gift of Valerie Franklin and partial purchase through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund

2019.45

Geography

Place Made: Papua New Guinea, Melanesia, Oceania

Period

20th century

Object Name

Figure

Research Area

Oceania

Not on view

Exhibition History

Art and Culture in New Guinea Societies: The Abelam and their Neighbors, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 47, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 28-April 30, 2000.

Melanesian Art: The Sepik River and Abelam Hill Country, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, January 26-December 8, 2019.

Recontextualizing 'Primitive' Art: Melanesian and African Works, An Exhibition in Process, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 72, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 14-May 25, 1997.

The Art of Papua New Guinea: Selections from the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Alvin P. Gutman Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, November 1, 1993-February 13, 1995.

Provenance

Harry A. Franklin, Los Angeles, California 1950; Harry A. Franklin Family, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1990; partial purchase, partial gift to present collection, 2019.

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