Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure (Gra or Garra)

Date:
early to mid-20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Hunstein Mountains, Middle Sepik River region
Culture:
Bahinemo people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 46 1/2 x W. 8 3/4in. (118.1 x 22.2cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
Gift of Gertrud A. Mellon, 1976
Accession Number:
1976.248.1
Not on view
[Alan Brandt, New York]; Gertrud A. Mellon, New York, until 1976

Newton, Douglas. Crocodile and Cassowary; Religious Art of the Upper Sepik River, New Guinea. New York: Museum of Primitive Art, 1971, no. 24, p. 26.

Jones, Mark. The art of the medal. London, 1979, pp, 91–96.



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