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Purchased with funds provided by Cynthia and Terry E. Perucca; African and Amerindian Art Purchase Fund
Extended information about this artwork
Oba Dele Adeshina, Odo-Ona Ilorin, Kwara State, Nigeria, until 2009; sold to Garuba (Garaba) Konte, Albuquerque, N.M., 2009 [sales invoice from the palace of Odo-Ona of Ilorin dated April 7, 2009; import documentation dated March 10, 2019; customs permit dated March 15, 2009 in curatorial file]; sold to Douglas Dawson Gallery, Chicago, Ill., 2009; sold to the Art Institute, 2009.
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