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Palace door


Areogun of Osi


early 20th century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G250
Palace door, Areogun of Osi
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Medium: Architecture | Wood
Size: 74 1/4 x 28 3/16 x 1 1/2 in. (188.6 x 71.6 x 3.81 cm)
Creation Place: Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Culture: Yoruba culture, Africa, Nigeria, West Africa region
Style: 20th century
Physical Description: four horizontal panels with multiple figures in various poses: standing, riding bicycles, riding animals, seated; incised horizontal bars divide panels
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Christina N. and Swan J. Turnblad Memorial Fund
Accession Number: 2003.87.1
Artist: Areogun, (Nigerian, 1880-1954)
Role: Maker
Nationality: Nigerian
Life Dates: (Nigerian, 1880-1954)
Added to Site: March 1, 2009