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Title

Palace door

Artist

Areogun of Osi

Date

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