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The Prisoner (O prisioneiro)

A work made of pen and black ink on paper.

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

Date:

1969

Artist:

Malangatana Valente Ngwenya
Mozambican, 1936-2011

About this artwork

Status

Currently Off View

Department

Prints and Drawings

Artist

Malangatana Valente Ngwenya

Title

The Prisoner (O prisioneiro)

Place

Mozambique (Artist's nationality:)

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1969

Medium

Pen and black ink on paper

Inscriptions

Signed and dated lower right, in pen and black ink: “Malangatana 1969”

Dimensions

43.5 × 32.5 cm (17 3/16 × 12 13/16 in.)

Credit Line

Margaret Fisher Endowment Fund

Reference Number

2021.15

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