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Grade Figure

Date:
early to mid-20th century
Geography:
Vanuatu
Culture:
Ambrym Island (?)
Medium:
Fernwood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 41 3/4 x W. 11 7/16 in. (106 x 29 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Gift of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1969
Accession Number:
1978.412.710
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
Madeline Rousseau, Paris, until after 1951; [John J. Klejman, New York, until 1956]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1956, on loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, 1956–1969; The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1969–1978

Speiser, F. Die Kleinwüchsigen Asiens (Andamanen, Malacca, Philippinen, Wedda) und Beschreibung einzelner Inselgruppen Melanesiens [The Pygmy People of Asia in the Andamans, Malacca, the Philippines and Vedda, as well as a description of some Melanesian Island Groups. Basel, Switzerland, 1930.

The Metropolitan Museum of Art. Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 33.



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