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Male Figure

20th century

Wood

17 × 4 1/2 × 4 1/2 in. (43.18 × 11.43 × 11.43 cm)
Gift of Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn for the Linton Collection of African Art; Acc by GB 14 Dec. 1955
1955.61.15
Geography: 
Cameroon
Culture: 
Bamileke
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Dr. Ralph Linton, Sterling Professor of Anthropology at Yale, unknown date–1953
Mr. and Mrs. James M. Osborn donated to Yale University Art Gallery for the Linton Collection of African Art in 1955

Bibliography: 

The Linton Collection of African Sculpture, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Press, 1954), no. 77, ill.

Note: This electronic record was created from historic documentation that does not necessarily reflect the Yale University Art Gallery’s complete or current knowledge about the object. Review and updating of such records is ongoing.