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Photograph - Relief with Hunter.  Benin
  • Relief with Hunter. Benin
    Evans, Walker, born 1903 - died 1975
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Relief with Hunter. Benin

  • Object:


  • Place of origin:

    New York (photographed)

  • Date:

    1935 (photographed)

  • Artist/Maker:

    Evans, Walker, born 1903 - died 1975 (photographer)

  • Materials and Techniques:


  • Museum number:


  • Gallery location:

    Prints & Drawings Study Room, level F, case X, shelf 202, box II

Physical description

Photograph depicting a detail of bronze relief with a hunter from an exhibition of African art

Place of Origin

New York (photographed)


1935 (photographed)


Evans, Walker, born 1903 - died 1975 (photographer)

Materials and Techniques



Height: 18.5 in Height of relief, Width: 12.625 in Width of relief

Object history note

NB: The term "negro" was used historically to describe people of black (sub-Saharan) African heritage but, since the 1960s, has fallen from usage and, increasingly, is considered offensive. The term is repeated here in its original historical context.

Descriptive line

Photograph by Walker Evans depicting a detail of a relief with a hunter, made in Benin, from an exhibition entitled 'African Negro Art'. New York, 1935.

Bibliographic References (Citation, Note/Abstract, NAL no)


Photographs by Walker Evans

List of Photographs

The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1935
African Negro Art Edited by James Johnson Sweeney, The Museum of Modern Art, New York, 1935



Subjects depicted

Sculpture; Figures; Hunters; Relief


Africa; Photographs; Reliefs


Prints, Drawings & Paintings Collection

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