a-Mantsho-nga-Tshol (Serpent Spirit)

Unidentified Nalu or Baga maker

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19th-20th century

Wood with white, red, and black pigment

Overall: 82 in. (208.3 cm)

Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College: Gift of Evelyn A. and William B. Jaffe, Class of 1964H

S.972.13

Geography/Culture

Africa, Western Africa, Guinea

Period

19th century

Object Name

Figure

Classification

Africa

Not on view

Exhibition History

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, October 13, 1998-January 13, 1999.

Main Lobby, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 30-June 21, 1993.

Basis for Design: Visual Problem Solving, Harrington Gallery Teaching Exhibition, Studio Art 10, Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, March 31-April 26, 1998.

African Images, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, April 1972.

A Collector's Choice, William B. Jaffe Memorial Exhibition, Jaffe-Friede Gallery, Hopkins Center Art Galleries, Dartmouth College, Hanover, New Hampshire, December 8, 1972-January 7, 1973.

Publication History

Treasures of the Hood Museum of Art, Dartmouth College. New York: Hudson Hills Press, 1985, p. 67, no. 36.

Provenance

Evelyn Annenberg Friede Jaffe Hall (1911-2005) and William B. Jaffe (1904-1972), New York; given to present collection, 1972.

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