[African Mammal Hall background study of a plain with small trees] [art original] / [A.A. Jansson]
Scope and Contents
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."
- Jansson, Arthur August, 1890-1960 (Artist, Person)
1 Item : painting : oil on tin ; 37 x 60 cm.
Located in Special Collections, Art cart--middle shelf.
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