African Art
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Male Figure

late 19th–early 20th century

Wood and pigment

13 x 3 x 3 1/2 in. (33.02 x 7.62 x 8.89 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.55
Culture: 
Senufo
Period: 
19th–20th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Country Ivory Coast
Country Burkina Faso
Country Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Josef Müller, Solothurn, Switzerland. Christie's London, June 13, 1978; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn., 1978–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

Bibliography: 

Christie’s London, London, Christie’s: African Art from the Collection of the late Josef Mueller of Solothurn, Switzerland, sale cat. (June 13, 1978), 15–16, lot 25.

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

Frederick John Lamp, Accumulating Histories: African Art from the Charles B. Benenson Collection at the Yale University Art Gallery (New Haven, Conn.: Yale University Art Gallery, 2012), 105, 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.