Malvina Hoffman (American, 1885-1966). <em>Martinique Woman</em>, 1928. Black metamorphic stone, 22 x 14 1/4 x 15 1/4 in., 158 lb. (55.9 x 36.2 x 38.7 cm, 71.67kg). Brooklyn Museum, Dick S. Ramsay Fund, 28.384. © artist or artist's estate (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, 28.384_front_PS2.jpg)

Martinique Woman

Artist:Malvina Hoffman

Medium: Black metamorphic stone

Dates:1928

Dimensions: 22 x 14 1/4 x 15 1/4 in., 158 lb. (55.9 x 36.2 x 38.7 cm, 71.67kg)

Collections:

Museum Location: American Art Galleries, 5th Floor, Beyond Borders and Boundaries, 20th and 21st Centuries

Exhibitions:

Accession Number: 28.384

Image: 28.384_front_PS2.jpg,

Catalogue Description:
Over-life-sized head of woman with African features, head turned to right in 3/4 profile, hair gathered into small buns all over head, surface of skin is smoothly polished while hair is roughly textured. Medium possibly marble. Condition: Good, few small scratches and nicks overall.

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