About This Artwork

Pende
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Cup, Late 19th/early 20th century

Wood
H. 15.2 cm (6 in.)

Gift of Raymond Wielgus, 1957.107

Exhibition, Publication and Ownership Histories

Exhibition History

Art Institute of Chicago, African Art: Collection of Raymond Wielgus, April 13–June 16, 1957, cat. 40.

Milwaukee, Wis., Layton School of Art, African Sculpture, Jan. 3-Feb. 9, 1957, cat. 46.

West Lafayette, Ind., Purdue University Department of Creative Arts, African Art, April 6-28, 1970, cat. 63.

Publication History

Allan Frumkin, African Sculpture: Collection of Mr. and Mrs. Raymond Wielgus, exh. cat, (Milwaukee, WI.: Layton School of Art, 1957), cat. 46.

Art Institute of Chicago, African Art: Collection of Raymond Wielgus, exh. cat. (Art Institute of Chicago, 1957), n. pag., cat. 40.

African Art, exh. cat. (West Lafayette, Ind.: Purdue University Department of Creative Arts, 1970), n. pag., cat. 63 (ill.).

Ownership History

Raymond (died 2010) and Laura Wielgus (died 2003), Chicago, Ill., by 1956; given to the Art Institute, 1957.




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