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Egum Babba Abaoula - The Soul in PURGATORY

Collection: Gray's School of Art Collection
Object Type: Painting
Artist/Maker: Robb, Alan
Date: 2007
Media/Materials: oil on linen
Dimensions: image size: 53 cm x 39 cm; overall: 64.5 cm x 49.5 cm
Classification: Composition


Syncretism - The soul in purgatory.

Artist's statement: -

This costumed figure's head is hidden
as if headless. syncretism between African dieties
and Christian Saints is the point of interest for me

Object Number: ABDRG2008.21