Alawada (Jester)

Muraina Oyelami, Nigerian, born 1940, Nigeria, Western Africa, Africa

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2002

Oil on paper

Image: 24 1/16 x 19 9/16 in. (61.1 x 49.7 cm)

Sheet: 25 1/16 x 20 9/16 in. (63.7 x 52.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Purchased through the William B. Jaffe and Evelyn A. Jaffe Hall Fund

P.2003.7

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Nigeria

Period

21st century

Object Name

Painting

Classification

Africa

Painting

Not on view

Inscription

Signed, in image, lower right, in blue ink: MAOyelami; signed, lower right, in black ink: MURAINA OYELAMI '2002; inscribed, lower left, in black ink: Alawada (Jester); inscribed, in black ink, lower center: oil on paper

Exhibition History

Churchill P. Lathrop Gallery, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, September 7-November 28, 2004.

Publication History

Barbara Thompson, "The African Collection at the Hood Museum of Art," African Arts, Volume XXXVII, No. 2, Los Angeles: African Studies Center, University of California, 2004, ill. p. 30.

Provenance

The artist (agent Nike Centre for Art & Culture, Nigeria); sold to present collection, 2003.

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