This is an original 1923 black and white halftone print of a portrait of Haabuani, who was the sole sculptor of Hiva-Oa in the Marquesas Islands in French Polynesia.
This 88+ year old Item is rated Very Fine ++. Light aging throughout. No creases. No natural defects. No surface rub. No tears. No water damage. Please note: There is printing on the verso.
Product Type: Original Halftone Print; Black / White
Grade: Very Fine ++
Dimensions: Approximately 5 x 7.5 inches; 13 x 19 cm
Authentication: Serial-Numbered Certificate of Authenticity w/ Full Provenance
Protection: Packaged in a custom archival sleeve with an acid-free black board (great for display, gift-giving, and preservation)
This piece was illustrated by Schmidt, Oscar Frederick. Artist name printed on page - bottom left of image.
Keywords specific to this image: Historic, Man, Artist