Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy African Hall Expedition of the American Museum of Natural History (1926-1927)
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Painting by Jansson during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Landscape with small trees or brushes in foreground, a plain in the middle ground and low mountains in the background. Jansson painted many scenes for the proposed Akeley Hall of African Mammals. This was not used for any of the dioramas for the hall. In wooden frame painted gray, 45 x 68 cm. Painting unsigned. On back of painting: "P 505" and "#11."
Painting Jansson made during the Akeley-Eastman-Pomeroy Expedition to British East Africa, 1926-1927. Detail of the Lukenia Hills, forty miles east of Nairobi, with weathered granite rocks and shrubs (possibly Boswellia pyrifera). Facsimiles of the rocks were made for the Kiplinger diorama in the American Museum of Natural History's Akeley Hall of African Mammals. Signed at lower left. On back of canvas: "P.20" (and "P 356" crossed out).