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AREOGUN

1880 – 1954


Artist's cultural association:
Yoruba people
Osi, Kwara Province, northern Nigeria , Nigeria
Aguru Epa: Epa festival mask, ?Iyaolomo (a mother with many children)/Olumoyeye early 20th century Place made: Nigeria
Materials & Technique: sculptures, costumes, wood, seed, pigments carving

Dimensions: 130.00 h x 48.00 w x 50.00 d cm
Acknowledgement: Purchased 1989
Accession No: NGA 89.2256
Subject: African art
Provenance:
  • with Dr Jean-Claude Loutre, Paris;
  • bought from Mourtala Diop, Touba-M'Backe African Gallery, New York, by the Australian National Gallery , December 1989