Human Figure

late 19th–early 20th century

African Art

Medium

Wood

Dimensions

22 1/16 × 8 7/16 × 8 7/8 in. (56 × 21.5 × 22.5 cm)

Credit Line

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

Accession Number

2006.51.147

Geography
Culture
Period

19th–20th century

Classification
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Provenance

Provenance

Possibly F. Rolin & Co., New York, 1978 or Christian Duponcheel, Brussels, 1978. Charles B. Benenson Collection, Greenwich, Conn; 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), 148, ill
  • "Acquisitions, July 1, 2005–June 30, 2006," Yale University Art Gallery Bulletin (2006), 222
  • Warren M. Robbins and Nancy Ingram Nooter, African Art in American Collections (Washington, D.C.: Smithsonian Institution Press, 1989), 498, fig. 1285
  • Susan Vogel, Mary (Polly) Nooter Roberts, and George Nelson Preston, Sets, Series and Ensembles in African Art, exh. cat. (New York: Museum for African Art, 1985), 89, no. 98, fig. 98
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Object/Work type

figures (representations), human figures (visual works)

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