The "Tantas" of the Somba, Dahomey, Africa

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Irving Penn
American, 1917–2009

The "Tantas" of the Somba, Dahomey, Africa, 1967

Photomechanical print
20 x 24 in.
Gift of Irving Penn, 1997.48.24

SERIES VI: ETHNOGRAPHIC STUDIES (UNRESTRICTED)
Dahomey (non Benin), "The 'Tantas' of the Somba, Dahomey," for Vogue feature "The Quest for Beauty in Dahomey," published December 1967. 20 x 24 in. color printers' proof sheet.