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African Art

Kneeling Maternity Figure

ca. 12th–15th century

Terracotta

6 × 3 3/4 × 4 1/2 in. (15.24 × 9.53 × 11.43 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.41
Geography: 
Mali
Culture: 
Djenne-Juno
Period: 
12th–15th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Provenance: 

Charles B. Benenson (1913-2004), Greenwich, Conn.; gift to the Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn., 2004

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

“Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006,” Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006): 222.

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), 100, 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.