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The Priest and a Woman Possessed
The Priest and a Woman Possessed
SLU Digital CollectionAkala
TitleThe Priest and a Woman Possessed
CreatorEgonu, Uzo
Creator-BiographyNigerian, 1931-1996
CultureIgbo
Date1971
Style-PeriodContemporary; Modernist
Origin-Geographic Location (TGN)Nigeria; United Kingdom
Classgraphic arts
Typeprint
Format-Mediumcolor etching
Dimensions59 x 79 cm
Edition-Description15/50
InscriptionsEgonu 71 (signed lower right)
DescriptionA priest reaches into the skull of a possessed woman at right. A face or mask in the lower left corner respresents an observant deity or possibly the banished evil spirit
Subjectpriests; Igbo (African) -- rites and ceremonies; Igbo (African people) -- religion; spirits; demonology; demoniac possession; exorcism
Photographer (Digital Image)Jonathan Greet, dumdum virtual reality panographers
Record SourceRichard F. Brush Art Gallery, St. Lawrence University
RightsPlease see http://www.stlawu.edu/gallery/copyright/
Image File Namexlm_g_akala_egonu_uzo_031_se.tif
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