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Mask

early 20th century

Wood and kaolin

7 3/4 x 4 3/4 x 3/4 in. (19.69 x 12.07 x 1.91 cm)
Gift of James J. Ludwig, B.A. 1947
2011.22.5
Culture: 
Lega
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Masks
Geography: 
Country Democratic Republic of the Congo
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Sir Joseph Epstein (US born British artist, 1880-1959), unknown dates
Purchased June 17, 1980 from Sotheby's
Gift of James J. Ludwig to Yale University Art Gallery, 2011

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/Pub_Bull_acquisitions_2011.pdf (accessed March 1, 2012).

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.