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)
Sculpture and Installations; Humanities and Social Sciences
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.
Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, "Head of a Cossack (profile view)" (1940). Nancy Elizabeth Prophet Collection. 48.
Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, 1890-1960; Sculpture; African American artists; Native American artists; Women artists.