User Menu

MFA for Educators

Engage your students with the collections of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, to illustrate themes and concepts in any discipline.

African Woman

Plaster, patinated dark reddish-brown, on oak base.

Signed

"BARTHE" signed at base of neck, no date.

Marks

Label: Harmon Foundation (?)

Provenance

Mid-20th century, from the artist to Mr. John Rappaport,Chicago, IL; John Rappaport to his daughter, Ms. Linda Rappaport Gwellyn; Ernest Bonner, Denver, CO; Mr. Stanley Cytrynbaum, Denver, CO; Michael Rosenfeld Gallery, New York; 2008, sold by Michael Rosenfeld Gallery to John Axelrod, Boston; 2011 sold by Axelrod to the MFA. (Accession date: June 22, 2011)

Credit Line

The John Axelrod Collection—Frank B. Bemis Fund, Charles H. Bayley Fund, and The Heritage Fund for a Diverse Collection

Copyright

© Barthé Trust

about 1933

Object Place

New York, New York

Dimensions

Overall (including base): 33 x 11.1 x 11.7 cm (13 x 4 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.) Overall (plaster only): 21 x 11.1 x 11.7 cm (8 1/4 x 4 3/8 x 4 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

2011.1804

Medium or Technique

Patinated plaster, wood base

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture