El Anatsui (Ghanaian, born in 1944, active in Nigeria)
Overall: 294.9 × 133.1 cm (116 1/8 × 52 3/8 in.)
Medium or Technique
Paint on cotton cloth
Not On View
1980s, probably acquired from the artist by Christoph Ludszuweit (b. 1954- d. 2018), Berlin [see note]; November 17, 2018, posthumous Ludszuweit sale, Zemanek-Munster, Wurzburg, lot 201-56, to the MFA. (Accession Date: February 20, 2018)
NOTE: From 1983 until 1988, Christoph Ludszuweit taught at the University of Nigeria, where the artist was also a Senior Lecturer.
Stephen D. and Susan W. Paine Acquisition Fund for 20th Century and Contemporary Art, Irving W. and Charlotte F. Rabb Acquisition Fund for the Department of Contemporary Art, and Art of Africa and Oceania Discretionary Fund