African Art

Equestrian Figure

ca. 12th–15th century

Terracotta

14 in. (35.56 cm)
Charles B. Benenson, B.A. 1933, Collection
2006.51.110
Culture: 
Djenne-Juno
Period: 
12th–15th century
Classification: 
Sculpture
Geography: 
Made in Sahel, Mali
Status: 
Not on view
Provenance: 

Helene and Philippe Leloup, New York and Paris, to November 5, 1987; Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn., 1987–2004; Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, Conn.

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), 132, 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.