Creator Dates

1890-1960

Creator Role

American sculptor

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Date

1-1-1940

Date Range

1929-1939

Type

image

Description

1940. Inscribed on reverse by artist. The reverse side of this photograph has affixed to it [glued] a piece of paper reading: "Elizabeth Prophet", "Head in Wood 19 1/2 in high". When holding the photograph to a light source, additional writing can be seen underneath the glued top sheet. It reads as follows: "Over life size in wood 1940", "N. Elizabeth Prophet", "Spelman College", "Atlanta Georgia", "cap has been finished since photo was made". The piece is said to be in the collection of the Howe/Lightbody Family. (Amaki, 164)

Subjects

Sculpture and Installations; Humanities and Social Sciences

Bibliography

1) Amaki, Amalia K, Hale Woodruff, Nancy E. Prophet, and Andrea B. Brownlee. Hale Woodruff, Nancy Elizabeth Prophet, and the Academy. Atlanta: Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, 2007. Print.

Language

English

Keywords

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

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