About This Artwork

Kuba
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cup, Late 19th/early 20th century

Wood
H. 14.3 cm (5 5/8 in.)

Gift of Raymond Wielgus, 1957.106

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Milwaukee, Wis., Layton School of Art, African Sculpture, Jan. 3-Feb. 9, 1957, cat. 48.

Art Institute of Chicago, African Art: Collection of Raymond Wielgus, April 13–June 16, 1957, cat. 41.

Knoxville, Tenn., Frank H. McClung Museum, The World Moves, We Follow: Celebrating African Art, Jan. 10–May 18, 2003.

Publication History

Allan Frumkin, African Sculpture: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wielgus, exh. cat, (Milwaukee, WI.: Layton School of Art, 1957), cat. 48.

Art Institute of Chicago, African Art: Collection of Raymond Wielgus, exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1957), n. pag., cat. 41.

William J. Dewey, The World Moves, We Follow: Celebrating African Art, exh. cat. (Knoxville, Tenn.: Frank H. McClung Museum, University of Tennessee, 2003), p. 59.

Ownership History

Raymond (died 2010) and Laura Wielgus, Chicago, Ill., by 1956; given to the Art Institute, 1957.




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