Unidentified Western Grassfields maker
late 19th-early 20th century
Overall: 19 1/2 in. (49.5 cm)
Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Harry A. Franklin Family Collection; Partial gift of Valerie Franklin in honor of Tamara Northern and partial purchase through the Mrs. Harvey P. Hood W'18 Fund
Place Made: Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa
Ceremonial Artifact: Mask
Not on view
African Art: A Teaching Exhibition, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Anthropology 44, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 31-December 6, 1998.
Correspondences: African Sculpture at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 12, 1996-March 2, 1997.
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.
Tamara Northern, Expressions of Cameroon Art, The Franklin Collection, Los Angeles: The Los Angeles County Museum of Natural History, Rembrandt Press, 1986, p. 58, fig. 48 [as Goat Mask].
Harry A. Franklin (1904-1983), Los Angeles, California; to his daughter, Valerie Franklin, Los Angeles, 1983; partial gift and partial purchase to present collection, 1999.
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