Creator Dates

1890-1960

Creator Role

American sculptor

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Date

1-1-1926

Date Range

1926-1926

Type

image

Description

Undated. Printed in France. Inscribed on front by artist: "unfinished statue to be cut in marble", "N. Elizabeth Prophet", "[Poverty crossed out] Prayer". This sculpture depicts a female nude in contrapposto. This was the first piece Prophet made after moving from Paris to Montparnasse. (Finkelman, 997) Originally titled, "Poverty"(1926), Prophet changed the title to "Prayer" at an unknown date.

Subjects

Sculpture and Installations; Humanities and Social Sciences

Bibliography

1)Paul Finkelman, and Wintz, Cary D. Encyclopedia of the Harlem Renaissance: Volume 2. New York: Routledge, 2004. pg. 997-998.

Contributor

Bernes, Marouteau & C.

Contributor Role

Photographer

Language

English

Keywords

Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, 1890-1960; Sculpture; African American artists; Native American artists; Women artists.

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