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African Art

Fragment of a Male Figure

ca. 500 B.C.E.–200 C.E.

Terracotta

23 × 14 × 12 1/4 in. (58.42 × 35.56 × 31.12 cm)
Gift of SusAnna and Joel B. Grae
2010.6.147
Geography: 
Nigeria
Status: 
On view
Culture: 
Sokoto
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Wayne Cancro, Jersey City, N.J, 1981–2004; SusAnna and Joel B. Grae, New York, 2004–2010; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

This work appears on our "Antiquities and Archaeological Material with Provenance Documentation Gaps" page.
Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2010.pdf (accessed 2012).

SusAnna Grae, “The Joy and Beauty of Philanthropy,” The Good Life (2011): 10, 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.