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Artist Unknown


about 1950

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G254
Drum, Artist Unknown
Drum: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Musical Instruments | Wood, animal skin, string, pigments
Size: 26 3/16 x 19 1/8 x 16 in. (66.52 x 48.58 x 40.64 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Ghana, West Africa region
Culture: Akan Culture, Africa, Ghana, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Inscriptions: Sticker on back at top of chair, on sticker: [1640]
Physical Description: base of drum is three-dimensional sculpture of a nude woman seated on a low chair with a ladder back, with her hair in three braids, holding drum body on her head and with her PL hand; PR index finger on PR cheek; body of drum is rounded at bottom with in
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Tess E. Armstrong Fund
Accession Number: 2010.18
Artist: Artist Unknown, French, 1485 - about 1556
Role: Artist
Nationality: French
Life Dates: French, 1485 - about 1556
Added to Site: June 17, 2010