Male Figure

Bamileke people, Grassfields, Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa

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19th century

Wood and camwood powder

Overall: 14 1/2 in. (36.83 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection

996.25.30258

Geography/Culture

Africa, Central Africa, Cameroon

Period

19th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Expressions of Cameroon Art, The Franklin Collection, Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Los Angeles, California, February 1-November 15, 1986; Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore Museum of Art, Baltimore, Maryland, June 1-September 6, 1987; Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 5, 1987-January 3, 1988; Dayton Art Institute, Dayton, Ohio, June 6-September 4, 1988; Flint Institute of Arts, Flint, Michigan, October 3, 1988-January 8, 1989; Palo Alto Cultural Center, Palo Alto, California, October 7-December 31, 1989; California Academy of Sciences, San Francisco, California, June 5, 1989-Janauary 9, 1990.

Publication History

Tamara Northern, Expressions of Cameroon Art, The Franklin Collection, Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Rembrandt Press, 1986, p. 18, no. 5.

Provenance

Acquired by Harry A. Franklin (1904-1983), Los Angeles, California, date unknown; bequeathed to the Harry A. Franklin Family Collection, Los Angeles, California, 1983; lent to present collection, 1996; given to present collection, 2001.

Old Number

VF 141; A1244

This record was created from historic documentation and may not have been reviewed by a curator; it may be inaccurate or incomplete.

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