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The Suicide of the Prisoner III (Suicidio do prisioneiro III); The Suicide of the Prisoner IV (Suicidio do prisioneiro IV)

A work made of pen and black ink on cream wove paper.

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  • A work made of pen and black ink on cream wove paper.

Date:

1965

Artist:

Malangatana Valente Ngwenya
Mozambican, 1936-2011

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Malangatana Valente Ngwenya

Title

The Suicide of the Prisoner III (Suicidio do prisioneiro III); The Suicide of the Prisoner IV (Suicidio do prisioneiro IV)

Place

Mozambique (Artist's nationality:)

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1965

Medium

Pen and black ink on cream wove paper

Inscriptions

Signed and dated lower left of left sheet, in pen and black ink: “Malangatana / 26 de julho de 1965”; lower left of right sheet, in pen and black ink: “26 de julho de 1965 / Malangatana”

Dimensions

Left: 39.5 × 21 cm (15 9/16 × 8 5/16 in.); Right: 39.5 × 21 cm (15 9/16 × 8 5/16 in.)

Credit Line

Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2021.17.2

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