Noir #211

Angèle Etoundi Essamba, Cameroonian, born 1962



Gelatin silver print

Edition 9/20

Image: 18 7/8 × 13 1/2 in. (48 × 34.3 cm)

Sheet: 19 15/16 × 16 1/8 in. (50.7 × 40.9 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth: Purchased through the Alvin and Mary Bert Gutman 1940 Acquisition Fund



Place Made: Cameroon, Central Africa, Africa


21st century

Object Name


Research Area



Not on view


Signed, in ink, lower right: Angele Etoundi Essamba 2000; numbered, in ink, lower left: # 9/20; signed and signed, on reverse, in graphite, lower right: c [encircled] Angele Etoudi / Essamba / Noirs 4, 2000 / GSP. # 9/20

Exhibition History

Looking Backward, Moving Forward: Women Photographers at the Hood Museum of Art, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, June 12-September 19, 2004.

Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem, The Netherlands, 8 September-11 November 2001.

Publication History

Noirs: Angele Etoundi Essamba, 2001. Arnhem: Museum voor Moderne Kunst Arnhem.

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. 32.


Skoto Gallery, New York, New York; sold to present collection, 2003.

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