Creator Dates

1890-1960

Creator Role

American sculptor

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Date

1-1-1931

Date Range

1928-1931

Type

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Description

Undated. Inscribed on reverse by artist; "Bas-relief, wood" "Facing The Light" "Elizabeth Prophet". Polychrome wood. Held in the collection of the Rhode Island Black Heritage Society. (Amaki, 132) It is suggested that Prophet began working in bas-relief after viewing the extensive relief work of sculptor Alfred Janniot (1889–1969) at the Exposition Coloniale Internationale de Paris, 1931. (Amaki, 58)

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; Exposition coloniale internationale de Paris (1931).

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