Human Figure (D'mba)

late 19th–early 20th century

African Art

Medium

Wood

Dimensions

10 1/16 × 3 3/4 × 4 1/8 in. (25.5 × 9.5 × 10.5 cm)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2006.51.108

Period

19th–20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Jeremiah Cole, Los Angeles and Atlanta; Alan Brandt, New York, to May 08, 1981; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn, 1981–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.


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), 131, ill
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006), 222
  • Frederick John Lamp, "Charles Benenson and His Legacy of African Art to Yale," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2004), 42, ill
  • Frederick John Lamp, Art of the Baga: A Drama of Cultural Reinvention, exh. cat. (New York: Museum for African Art, 1996), 192, no. 184
  • Susan Vogel and Jerry L. Thompson, Closeup: Lessons in the Art of Seeing African Sculpture from an American Collection and the Horstmann Collection, exh. cat. (New York: Museum for African Art, 1990), 136, fig. 63
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Object/Work type

figures (representations), human figures (visual works)

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