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Carnival Mask

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Large polychomed mask of fantastic beast with bristling teeth and antlers, fashioned in papier-mâché and decorated with poster-style paint in a dotted, pointillist style.

Inscription

Signed "Juan Alindato / emero 1984" in black paint inside rim of mask.

Provenance

Purchased from the artist by the donor; given to the Museum in 1999.

Credit Line

Gift of Steve and Steffie Alpert

Copyright

Reproduced with permission.

1984

Object Place

Poncé, Puerto Rico, United States

Dimensions

71.12 x 50.8 cm (28 x 20 in.)

Accession Number

1999.463

Medium or Technique

Painted papier-mâché

Collections

Americas

Classifications

Sculpture