Waldemar Rannus (American, born Estonia, 1880-1944). <em>Le Negre</em>, before 1927. African Blackwood, 15 3/8 × 13 1/4 × 13 3/8 in., 56 lb. (39.1 × 33.7 × 34 cm, 25.4kg). Brooklyn Museum, Museum Collection Fund, 27.740 (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 27.740_acetate_bw.jpg)

Le Negre

Artist:Waldemar Rannus

Medium: African Blackwood

Geograhical Locations:

Dates:before 1927

Dimensions: 15 3/8 × 13 1/4 × 13 3/8 in., 56 lb. (39.1 × 33.7 × 34 cm, 25.4kg)

Collections:

Museum Location: Luce Visible Storage and Study Center, 5th Floor

Accession Number: 27.740

Image: 27.740_acetate_bw.jpg,

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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