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Anton Refregier papers, circa 1900-circa 1990

Creator:
Refregier, Anton, 1905-1979  Search this
Subject:
Fast, Howard  Search this
Blashki, Philip Howard  Search this
Kent, Rockwell  Search this
Randall, Byron  Search this
Yavno, Max  Search this
Siqueiros, David Alfaro  Search this
Geddes, Norman Bel  Search this
Packard, Emmy Lou  Search this
Dreyfuss, Henry  Search this
O'Higgins, Pablo  Search this
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Kuniyoshi, Yasuo  Search this
De Diego, Julio  Search this
Greenwood, Marion  Search this
Morley, Eugene  Search this
Refregier, Lila  Search this
Works Progress Administration  Search this
ACA Galleries  Search this
Woodstock Artists Association  Search this
Bard College  Search this
National Council of American-Soviet Friendship (U.S.)  Search this
World Peace Council  Search this
Gosudarstvennyµi þErmitazh (Russia)  Search this
New York World's Fair  Search this
Type:
Scrapbooks
Interviews
Topic:
Artists' studios  Search this
Soviet Union  Search this
Mexico  Search this
Political clubs  Search this
Guatemala  Search this
Art  Search this
Chile  Search this
Mural painting and decoration  Search this
Tapestry  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)9646
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)211854
AAA_collcode_refranto
Theme:
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_211854

Henry Billings letters and photographs, 1955

Creator:
Billings, Henry, 1901-1985  Search this
Subject:
Scaravaglione, Concetta Maria  Search this
Redmond, Roland Livingston  Search this
Elisofon, Eliot  Search this
Kaz, Nathaniel  Search this
De Rivera, José Ruiz  Search this
Cronbach, Robert M.  Search this
Lawrence, Jacob  Search this
National Council for U.S. Art  Search this
Record number:
(DSI-AAA_CollID)5948
(DSI-AAA_SIRISBib)208791
AAA_collcode_billhenr
Theme:
Government Sponsorship of the Arts
Audio - Visual
Lives of American Artists
Data Source:
Archives of American Art
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:AAADCD_coll_208791

Untitled (Fence in Residential Neighborhood)

Artist:
Eliot Elisofon, born New York City 1911-died New York City 1973  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 5 5/8 x 7 3/4 in. (14.3 x 19.7 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1937
Topic:
Cityscape  Search this
Architecture\religious\church  Search this
Architecture\domestic\apartment  Search this
Architecture\detail\fence  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in part through the Director's Discretionary Fund
Object number:
1990.67.5
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7ed27dde5-33d2-412c-a4da-c17aa03f7474
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.67.5

Untitled (Storefront Window)

Artist:
Eliot Elisofon, born New York City 1911-died New York City 1973  Search this
Medium:
gelatin silver print
Dimensions:
sheet: 6 7/8 x 8 1/4 in. (17.4 x 21.0 cm.)
Type:
Photography-Photoprint
Date:
1937
Topic:
Architecture\commercial\store  Search this
Figure female\bust  Search this
Credit Line:
Smithsonian American Art Museum, Museum purchase in part through the Director's Discretionary Fund
Copyright:
© 1990, Eliot Elisofon Collection
Object number:
1990.67.6
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Smithsonian American Art Museum Collection
Department:
Graphic Arts
Data Source:
Smithsonian American Art Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/vk7f62d5cfd-0a32-42ea-914d-a544e4f71e55
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:saam_1990.67.6

Face mask

Maker:
Dan artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, nail
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 22.2 x 12.4 x 6.4 cm (8 3/4 x 4 7/8 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Cavalla River region, Liberia
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-104
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys74a05dbff-0264-4833-8d6f-8bbe1277ed6b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-104

Face mask

Object Name:
ngere
Maker:
Bété artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass, iron
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 33 x 20.3 x 16.5 cm (13 x 8 x 6 1/2 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
warthog  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-114
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys72a64668b-40b7-4089-8b7d-8d40c82ae1ff
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-114

Helmet mask

Maker:
Kwele artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, resin, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 43.3 x 25.7 x 26.9 cm (17 1/16 x 10 1/8 x 10 9/16 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-290
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys711fd71fc-6905-44d8-824c-b58f5b10ca9f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-290

Male figure

Object Name:
mukuya
Maker:
Bembe artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, ceramic, pigment, cloth
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 21.6 x 5.7 x 5.1 cm (8 1/2 x 2 1/4 x 2 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Congo
Date:
Early 20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
Power  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-296
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys796282edb-a364-475a-a63c-839548c4527b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-296

Male figure

Object Name:
nkisi nkondi
Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, mirror, iron, plant fiber, cloth, leopard teeth, pigment, nails, resin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 34.2 x 18.5 x 12.6 cm (13 7/16 x 7 5/16 x 4 15/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Power  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-297
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys74286ef8e-4f93-418d-9f53-176df161abdd
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-297

Male figure

Maker:
Yaka artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, cowrie shell, seeds, plant fiber, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 17.5 x 4.4 x 3.5 cm (6 7/8 x 1 3/4 x 1 3/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Power  Search this
male  Search this
Healing  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-369
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys71dd54816-37e7-4fb0-bcbc-f34200963173
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-369

Pendant

Maker:
Pende artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6 x 2.9 x 2.2 cm (2 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 7/8 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Healing  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-395
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys786113b28-020e-4914-a76a-24e2e8172bf7
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-395

Pendant

Maker:
Pende artist  Search this
Medium:
Ivory
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 6.4 × 3.8 × 1.9 cm (2 1/2 × 1 1/2 × 3/4 in.)
Type:
Costume Accessory
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Healing  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-396
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys77d762b83-e975-4be3-8dbb-d0f59d85d55d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-396

Cup

Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 18.4 x 9.8 x 13 cm (7 1/4 x 3 7/8 x 5 1/8 in.)
Type:
Container
Geography:
Kasai-Sankuru River region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Household  Search this
Status  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-412
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f4859b5f-5026-4bd8-8f72-59170b6577e5
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-412

Rubbing oracle

Object Name:
itombwa
Maker:
Kuba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 7.9 x 30.2 x 10.2 cm (3 1/8 x 11 7/8 x 4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Divination  Search this
dog  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-436
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys794129920-029e-46db-a480-c8bf23874f5b
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-436

Crest mask

Object Name:
chi wara kun
Maker:
Bamana artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, resin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.4 x 6.4 x 17.5 cm (23 x 2 1/2 x 6 7/8 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
antelope  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-48
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7cae646ee-a057-4fea-8991-aae8624b2256
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-48

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
eyema bieri
Maker:
Fang artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 38.7 x 12.7 x 12.1 cm (15 1/4 x 5 x 4 3/4 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Gabon
Equatorial Guinea
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-738
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys796432d85-82d6-4000-9912-9c5e043a3c81
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-738

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
ngulu
Maker:
Kota artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, brass, copper
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28.6 x 13 x 7.3 cm (11 1/4 x 5 1/8 x 2 7/8 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Ogowe-Ngunie River region, Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-740
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7a433d2ea-745d-4e56-aba5-41deb6360093
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-740

Crest mask

Object Name:
chi wara kun
Maker:
Bamana artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, wool, metal, plant fiber
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 27.3 x 55.9 x 8.3 cm (10 3/4 x 22 x 3 1/4 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Agricultural  Search this
pangolin  Search this
antelope  Search this
aardvark  Search this
geometric motif  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-743
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
See more items in:
National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7b909a962-0134-441d-9426-5dd474804f06
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-743

Staff

Object Name:
oshe Shango
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, indigo, glass beads
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 41.4 x 9 x 11.9 cm (16 5/16 x 3 9/16 x 4 11/16 in.)
Type:
Sculpture
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
88-1-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Visionary: Viewpoints on Africa's Arts
On View:
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys75f4353ef-5b2e-4214-b913-b8c337bb48a6
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_88-1-1

Crest mask

Object Name:
chi wara kun
Maker:
Bamana artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal, cowrie shells
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 60.6 x 10.2 x 13.3 cm (23 7/8 x 4 x 5 1/4 in.)
Type:
Mask
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Agricultural  Search this
Male use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Walt Disney World Co., a subsidiary of The Walt Disney Company
Object number:
2005-6-156
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys7f9bc70f9-61cd-4b7b-a27f-6d46c7bbf47f
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_2005-6-156

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