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At the Seashore

Artist:
Will Barnet, American, 1911 - 2012  Search this
Medium:
Woodblock in black ink on paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Date:
1939
Credit Line:
Gift of Will Barnet
Accession Number:
1974-64-2-a
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq481939387-aa1a-46c0-b09f-7be361ee1fad
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1974-64-2-a

Child and Cat

Artist:
Leon Auerbach, American, 1928 - 2016  Search this
Student at:
Cooper Union Art School  Search this
Medium:
Woodcut in three colors on paper
Type:
figures
Print
Object Name:
Print
Made in:
USA
Date:
1951-52
Credit Line:
Gift of Cooper Union Art School
Accession Number:
1952-71-2
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq4976fac65-fc67-4ad1-a5d7-b6a9e9cb9370
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1952-71-2

Study for Cartoon, "Editor's Easy Chair"

Artist:
Thomas Nast, American, b. Germany, 1840–1902  Search this
Medium:
Graphite on paper
Type:
figures
Drawing
Object Name:
Drawing
Made in:
USA
Date:
1870
Credit Line:
Gift of Cooper Union Library
Accession Number:
1953-10-47
Restrictions & Rights:
CC0
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Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum Collection
Drawings, Prints, and Graphic Design Department
Data Source:
Cooper Hewitt, Smithsonian Design Museum
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/kq462d05e1f-06b9-4a80-bfae-940015564de2
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:chndm_1953-10-47
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Male figure

Maker:
Akan artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, encrustation
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 35.4 x 11 x 10.3 cm (13 15/16 x 4 5/16 x 4 1/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Côte d'Ivoire
Ghana
Date:
Early to mid-20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
furniture  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Annie Laurie Aitken Endowment
Object number:
96-6-2
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/ys7d0f0e793-fe18-4112-986c-a388dd436533
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-6-2

Female figure

Maker:
Lwena artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, antelope horn, cloth, glass beads, cowrie shells, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 36.5 x 11.5 x 10.7 cm (14 3/8 x 4 1/2 x 4 3/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Angola
Zambia
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Initiation  Search this
Fertility  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Healing  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
96-8-1
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/ys7930439d8-77ad-4e08-807f-ac932b941501
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-8-1

Female figure with child

Object Name:
kosi
Maker:
Punu artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 12.2 x 3.9 x 4.1 cm (4 13/16 x 1 9/16 x 1 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nguniê River region, Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Divination  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Purchased with funds provided by the Smithsonian Collections Acquisition Program
Object number:
96-9-1
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/ys7f41630a8-b7e2-4f3f-baeb-0a023d9224a9
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_96-9-1

Female figure

Object Name:
edjo
Maker:
Urhobo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, kaolin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 106.5 x 32 x 27.7 cm (41 15/16 x 12 5/8 x 10 7/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
97-17-1
Restrictions & Rights:
Usage conditions apply
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National Museum of African Art Collection
Exhibition:
Heroes: Principles of African Greatness
On View:
NMAfA, First Level North Galleries (1130-1134)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys741a72605-b40f-4015-9338-3db443c29c9d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_97-17-1

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
nlo bieri
Maker:
Fang artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, copper alloy, oil, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 54.4 x 15.4 x 11.2 cm (21 7/16 x 6 1/16 x 4 7/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lawrence Gussman in memory of Dr. Albert Schweitzer
Object number:
98-15-2
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/ys7190fd525-b469-40d6-aa16-548b3fa534a3
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_98-15-2

Female figure

Maker:
Dogon artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W: 35.6 x 10.2 cm (14 x 4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Mid-19th to mid-20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Robert and Nancy Nooter
Object number:
99-12-1
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/ys7a2421f42-89cf-4e4f-af8f-b1f1b7330d97
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-12-1

Female figure with child

Object Name:
pindi
Maker:
Mbala artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29.1 x 15.5 x 12.8 cm (11 7/16 x 6 1/8 x 5 1/16 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
19th century
Topic:
Leadership  Search this
Fertility  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Museum purchase
Object number:
99-8-1
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/ys7ab00d9b6-fd8d-446c-9d63-a7358b04c65d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_99-8-1

Figure with child

Object Name:
ntadi
Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Steatite, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 29.1 x 16.3 x 13.6 cm (11 7/16 x 6 7/16 x 5 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Boma area, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Commemorative  Search this
Status  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Harry A. McBride
Object number:
65-1-1
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/ys7a6268f7e-95a4-4e7f-99f3-15ffde7f2697
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_65-1-1

Female figure

Object Name:
akua'ba
Maker:
Fante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, glass beads, hair
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 25.1 x 6 x 4.4 cm (9 7/8 x 2 3/8 x 1 3/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
Female use  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
floral  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Emil Arnold
Object number:
68-36-333
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/ys7db6d2fd0-2fc1-4c96-bf44-9b2fb27ec3da
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_68-36-333

Reliquary guardian head

Object Name:
eyema bieri
Maker:
Fang artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, metal, resin
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 26 x 6 x 5.7 cm (10 1/4 x 2 3/8 x 2 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Gabon
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
Ancestral  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Lawrence Gussman
Object number:
70-21-23
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/ys72b9c9866-63f5-4da0-8692-87255225d8a0
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_70-21-23

Female figure with child and bowl

Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 48.3 x 17.1 x 24.4 cm (19 x 6 3/4 x 9 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Nigeria
Date:
Mid 20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
chicken  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Warren M. Robbins
Object number:
70-24-16
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/ys799448653-b8ac-40a2-b4e1-e3e1b2d7bafe
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_70-24-16

Reliquary guardian figure

Object Name:
eyema bieri
Maker:
Fang artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, oil
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 58.7 x 17.8 x 15.9 cm (23 1/8 x 7 x 6 1/4 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Gabon
Equatorial Guinea
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Ancestral  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Object number:
72-41-3
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, Overlook Gallery (1136)
NMAfA, Second Level Gallery (2193)
Data Source:
National Museum of African Art
GUID:
http://n2t.net/ark:/65665/ys750fd26d0-12e6-4fba-b27d-ef8913024b3a
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_72-41-3

Female figure with child

Object Name:
niongi
Maker:
Kongo artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment, mirror glass
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 54.0 x 27.9 x 26.4 cm (21 1/4 x 11 x 10 3/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Congo
Cabinda Province, Angola
Mayombe region, Democratic Republic of the Congo
Date:
Late 19th-early 20th century
Topic:
Funerary  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of the Eugene and Agnes E. Meyer Foundation
Object number:
72-41-4
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/ys7c91d675d-cb2d-4e2c-8640-8df6d4b00078
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_72-41-4

Female figure

Object Name:
ere ibeji
Maker:
Yoruba artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, cowrie shells, fiber, pigment, metal
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 28.3 x 8.9 x 6.4 cm (11 1/8 x 3 1/2 x 2 1/2 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Oyo, Nigeria
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Commemorative  Search this
twin  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Bequest of Eliot Elisofon
Object number:
73-7-253
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/ys7376e6083-4b1d-4365-9d58-41bd55ed348d
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_73-7-253

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:
Figure
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
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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

Female figure

Maker:
Fante artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood, pigment
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 40.6 x 16.8 x 9.8 cm (16 x 6 5/8 x 3 7/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Ghana
Date:
Mid-20th century
Topic:
Shrine/Altar  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
female  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Mrs. Emil J. Arnold in memory of her husband
Object number:
75-3-18
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/ys7809314c3-c892-411e-87a9-1c3a54654ddf
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_75-3-18

Female figure with child

Maker:
Bamana artist  Search this
Medium:
Wood
Dimensions:
H x W x D: 103.5 x 24.4 x 29.5 cm (40 3/4 x 9 5/8 x 11 5/8 in.)
Type:
Figure
Geography:
Mali
Date:
Early-mid 20th century
Topic:
Fertility  Search this
mother and child  Search this
male  Search this
Credit Line:
Gift of Samuel Rubin
Object number:
78-14-1
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/ys7c4fbf550-69c4-4350-ba5f-61ca3158c2ba
EDAN-URL:
edanmdm:nmafa_78-14-1

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