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Female Figure (Lu me)

20th century

Wood

21 3/4 × 8 × 4 1/2 in. (55.25 × 20.32 × 11.43 cm)
Bequest of William Siegmann
2016.119.14
Geography: 
Liberia
Culture: 
Dan
Period: 
20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Gorlu, unknown dates
Voin, dates unknown
Old Lady Keima of Yingbehleh (Sakor's farm village), dates unknown (Keima was the 6th zo to hold it and received it from her mother, Voin)
Sadu Thiam, dates unknown
William Siegmann purchased from Sadu Thiam, unknown date–2016

Bibliography: 

“Acquisitions July 1, 2016–June 30, 2017,” https://artgallery.yale.edu/sites/default/files/files/bulletin/Pub-Bull-acquisitions-2017.pdf (accessed December 1, 2017).

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.