Newfields wordmark
PAST EXHIBITIONS
ARCHIVES

Advanced Search

https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-7acf073e5758d900
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-58dd95a897891e64
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-0f9f1540c4f987ed
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-7e94539b7701a3fa
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-6a5b48c6f72c1c3d
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-f716d23c51d35980
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-ece325116f3ab678
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-74920297dd71c6c5
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-88c5dd36ee3afc97
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-c854f4988b813aab
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-9a589f64f29718de
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-52056950fb370fbe
https://iiif.discovernewfields.org/iiif/3/50779-4dd887dce0d4f037
In copyright unknownLicensing Resources
1 / 13
Licensing Resources

community power figure

early 20th century

2005.21

Not currently on view


Attribution Incomplete icon
Attribution Incomplete Notice

Collections and items in our institution have incomplete, inaccurate, and/or missing attribution. We are using this notice to clearly identify this material so that it can be updated, or corrected by communities of origin. Our institution is committed to collaboration and partnerships to address this problem of incorrect or missing attribution.

Open to collaborate icon
Open to Collaborate Notice

Our institution is committed to the development of new modes of collaboration, engagement, and partnership with Indigenous peoples for the care and stewardship of past and future heritage collections.

Traditional Knowledge icon
Traditional Knowledge Notice

The TK Notice is a visible notification that there are accompanying cultural rights and responsibilities that need further attention for any future sharing and use of this material. The TK Notice may indicate that TK Labels are in development and their implementation is being negotiated. For more information about the TK Notice, visit localcontexts.org.


Artwork Details

Creation Date
early 20th century
Materials
wood, cloth, feathers, fur, reptile skin, metals, pigment
Object Types
ceremonial objects, figures
Dimensions

33 x 12-3/8 x 13-1/4 in.

Accession Number
2005.21
Credit Line

The Ballard Fund, Lucille Stewart Endowed Art Fund, E. Hardey Adriance Fine Arts Acquisition Fund in memory of Marguerite Hardey Adriance, Roger G. Wolcott Fund and Mary V. Black Art Endowment Fund

Copyright
No Known Rights Holder
Collection

African Art

Color Palette

Carlo Monzino Collection, by at least 1986.{1} Private European collection; sale at (Sotheby's, New York, New York), in 2001;{2} Jacques Mallet Collection, New York;{3} Private sale at (Sotheby's, New York, New York), in 2005; purchased by the Indianapolis Museum of Art, Indianapolis, Indiana, in 2005. {1} See Susan Mullin Vogel, African Aesthetics: The Carlo Monzoni Collection, New York, 1986, p. 129 (illustration) {2} Sotheby’s, New York, Arts of Africa, Oceania and the Americas, 19 May 2001, lot no. 198 (illustration) {3} See Anne Dräger, ed., The Jacques Mallet Collection, Bielefeld, 2005, pp. 146-7 (illustration)



More from the Collection


Content Disclaimer and Usage Rights

Metadata about the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection comes from Newfields’ records and research. In some cases, information may be incomplete and research is ongoing. Newfields’ goal is to have as up-to-date metadata as possible, therefore, this information is subject to change. Newfields collections’ metadata is available under a Creative Commons Zero (CC0) waiver, which allows for re-use without legal restrictions.

Artworks that appear in the image file(s) above may be in copyright or have other legal and/or cultural restrictions to their use. For clarity, Newfields does not claim copyright to the image files created by Newfields of artworks in the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection. Newfields makes every effort to ascertain the copyright status of artworks in the Indianapolis Museum of Art’s collection. Please refer to the RightsStatements.org statement above for information about the current copyright status of the artwork. Additionally, some artworks may include Local Context’s Notices or Labels that attribute cultural authority of the artwork’s heritage and data.

Additional information about Newfields’ reproduction guidelines can be found in the Licensing Resources.

Newfields Wordmark
Newfields Wordmark

DiscoverNewfields.org

Terms of Use

Privacy Policy

Licensing Resources

4000 Michigan Road, Indianapolis, Indiana, USA 46208-3326 | 317-923-1331

Copyright © 2023 Newfields. All rights reserved.

This project was made possible in part by the Institute of Museum and Library Services [MA-251861-OMS-22].