Art/ Collection/ Art Object

Figure (Nggwalndu)

Date:
19th–early 20th century
Geography:
Papua New Guinea, Prince Alexander Mountains, Middle Sepik River
Culture:
Abelam people
Medium:
Wood, paint
Dimensions:
H. 75 x W. 24 x D. 12 in. (190.5 x 61 x 30.5 cm)
Classification:
Wood-Sculpture
Credit Line:
The Michael C. Rockefeller Memorial Collection, Bequest of Nelson A. Rockefeller, 1979
Accession Number:
1979.206.1661
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 354
[Julius Carlebach Gallery, New York, until 1962]; Nelson A. Rockefeller, New York, 1962, on permanent loan to The Museum of Primitive Art, New York, 1962–1978

Art of Oceania, Africa, and the Americas from the Museum of Primitive Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, 1969, no. 190.



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