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Le Negre

Waldemar Rannus

American Art

On View: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
MEDIUM African Blackwood
  • Place Made: United States
  • DATES before 1927
    DIMENSIONS 15 3/8 × 13 1/4 × 13 3/8 in., 56 lb. (39.1 × 33.7 × 34 cm, 25.4kg)
    SIGNATURE Unsigned
    COLLECTIONS American Art
    MUSEUM LOCATION This item is on view in Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor
    CREDIT LINE Museum Collection Fund
    CATALOGUE DESCRIPTION Section of tree trunk with front half scooped out around an emerging carved head of a black man, head turned slightly to proper right; roughly gouged surface around head on interior, exterior surface smooth. Condition: Good; few chips in wood around bottom edge and scratches on back.
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