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Olowe of Ise
Nigerian, (ca. 1875 - ca. 1938)

Veranda Post, 1910-1914
Yoruba Sculpture; Made in Nigeria
Wood, paint
56 x 132 x 10 in. (142.2 x 335.3 x 25.4 cm), maximum

Marion Stratton Gould Fund,  71.13

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Kreamer, Christine Mullen. Article and reproduction in Susan Dodge Peters, ed. Memorial Art Gallery: An Introduction to the Collection. New York, New York : Memorial Art Gallery in association with Hudson Hills Press , 1988 : p. 246-247.

Z. R. Dmochowski. An Introduction to Nigerian Traditional Architecture. , 1990 v. 2 : p. 40-41. : Fig. pl. 45 (in situ).

Peter Garlake. The Kingdoms of Africa. Oxford, England : Elsevier-Phaidon , 1978 : p. 68. : Fig. (in situ).

Reproduction only in Memorial Art Gallery. Gallery Notes. (September 1986)

Entry and reproduction in Roslyn Adele Walker. Olówè of Isè: A Yoruba Sculptor to Kings. Washington, D.C. : Smithsonian Institution Press , 1998 : p. 62-63, cat. 14; 22-23. : Fig. 14, p. 62-63; 10-12, p. 22-23 (in situ).

Entry and reproduction in John Pemberton, III and John Picton. Ibeji: The Cult of Yoruba Twins. Milan, Italy : 5 Continents Editions , 2003 : p. 8.

Meyerowitz, Eva L. R. . "Wood-Carving in the Yoruba Country Today" Africa. v. 14 , no. 2 (1943) : p. 66-70 (in situ). 2

Mention and reproduction in William Fagg and Margaret Plass. African Sculpture, an Anthology. London, England : Studio Vista , 1964 : p. 90-91 (in situ).

Pasztory, Esther. "Hieratic Composition in West African Art" Art Bulletin. v. 52 , no. 3 (September 1970) : p. 301. : Fig. 4 (in situ). 3

Linda Q. Green. The Yoruba Housepost. S.l. : s.n. , 1973 : p. 4-14. : Fig. 4, 9-13.

Jacqueline Delange. The Art and Peoples of Black Africa. New York, NY : E.P. Dutton & Co., Inc. , 1974 : Fig. 76 (in situ).

William Fagg and John Pemberton, III. Yoruba Sculpture of West Africa. London, England : William Collins Sons , 1982 : p. 160. : Fig. pl. 54 (in situ).

J. C. Moughtin, ed. The Work of Z. R. Dmochowski: Nigerian Traditional Architecture. London, England : Ethnographica , 1988

Henry John Drewal and John Pemberton, III. Yoruba, Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought. New York, NY : Harry N. Abrams, Inc. , 1989 : p. 207. : Fig. 237, 238.

Pemberton, John. "Art and Rituals for Yoruba Sacred Kings" Museum Studies. v. 15 , no. 2 (1989) : p. 100-102. : Fig. 5, 6 (in situ). 2

Warren Robbins and Nancy Ingram Nooter. African Art in American Collections: Survey 1989. Washington, DC : Smithsonian Institution Press , 1989 : p. 243. : Fig. 620.

Walker, Roslyn Adele. "The Ikere Palace Veranda Posts by Olowe of Ise" African Arts. v. 24 , no. 1 (1991) : p. 77-78; 104. 1

Fagaly, William A.. "African Art at the New Orleans Museum of Art" African Arts. v. XI , no. 4 (July 1978) : p. 23 and n. 6. 4

Olówè of Isè. Washington, DC : National Museum of African Art , 1998 : Fig. 4 (in situ).

LaGamma, Alisa. "Beyond Master Hands: The Lives of the Artists" African Arts. v. 31 , no. 4 (Autumn 1998) : p. 25. : Fig. 2 (in situ). 4

Judith Perani and Fred T. Smith. The Visual Arts of Africa: Gender, Power, and Life Cycle Rituals. Upper Saddle River, NJ : Prentice Hall , 1998 : p. 140-141. : Fig. 5.19 (in situ).

Hollis, Sara. "Yoruba: Nine Centuries of African Art and Thought" Arts Quarterly. v. XIII , no. 1 (Jan-Mar 1991) : p. 1, 4-6. : Fig. 2 (in situ). 1

Carol Thompson. African Art Portfolio: An Illustrated Introduction: Masterpieces from the Eleventh to the Twentieth Centuries. New York, NY : The Museum for African Art , 1993 : p. 13. : Fig. 5 (in situ).

Antonio Acosto Mallo and Pilar Llull Martinez de Bedoya. Art of Black Africa. Lagos, Nigeria : Tribal , 1992 : p. 141-142. : Fig. (repr. in situ).

Mention and reproduction in Marjorie Searl and Lu Harper. The Memorial Art Gallery: 100 Years. Rochester, NY : Memorial Art Gallery , 2013 : p. 68.