Mask and Costume Surmounted by a Male Head and Another Male Figure Being Eaten by a Horned Animal

Medium

Wood, textiles, paint, and mirrors

Dimensions

43 × 12 × 12 in. (109.22 × 30.48 × 30.48 cm)

Credit Line

Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection

Accession Number

2006.51.566

Geography
Period

20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Possibly Jeremiah Cole, Los Angeles and Atlanta, unknown dates
Charles B. Benenson Collection, donated to Yale University Art Gallery in 2004
Bibliography
  • Frederick John Lamp, Amanda Maples, and Laura M. Smalligan, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 56,76, 311, fig. 9, 20.
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.
  • Sarah Adams, Call and Response: Journeys of African Art, exh. cat. (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2000), 63, fig. 36.
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Additional information

Object/Work type

ceremonial objects, masks (costume)

Subject

animals men

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