Creator Dates

1890-1960

Creator Role

American sculptor

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Date

1-1-1944

Date Range

1930-1944

Type

image

Description

1944. Inscribed on reverse by artist: "2. youth Head in Wood", "Elizabeth Prophet". This piece was acquired by the Brooklyn Museum in 2014 through the Brooklyn Museum Fund for African American Art in honor of Saundra Williams-Cornwell. (Brooklyn) The oiled wood sculpture is estimated to have been produced circa 1930. This photograph, and the accompanying profile view (EP.01.07.03), show the piece as photographed in 1944 by photojournalist Griffith Davis (1923-1993) most likely in Atlanta, Georgia.

Subjects

Sculpture and Installations; Humanities and Social Sciences

Bibliography

1) "Brooklyn Museum- Untitled {Head}- Nancy Elizabeth Prophet." Accessed Oct 25, 2017. https://www.brooklynmuseum.org/opencollection/objects/214448

Contributor

Davis, Griffith J.

Contributor Role

American photographer, born 1923

Language

English

Keywords

Prophet, Nancy Elizabeth, 1890-1960; Sculpture; African American artists; Native American artists; Women artists; Davis, Griffith J., 1923-1993: Brooklyn Museum.

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